Arabic Literature (AL2)

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This is a 1 year course covering an anthology of authentic classical texts in the Arabic language titled al-muntakhabat min al-Adab al-Arabi: al-manthur wa al-mandhum. The texts are selected from the Qur’an, hadith, prophetic biography, history and both pre and post Islamic poetry. This exposure will help increase the student’s sensitivity towards understanding the Qur’an and hadith literature. As part of their assessment, students are also required to do a book review in the form of an oral presentation on a selected literary book from the Kamil al- Kilani series.

Duration: This module is taught over 32 weeks

Course Start date: September 2024

Lesson Day/Time: Thursday: 10:25 – 12:20 (Break between 11:15-11:30)

Please note, lesson timings will change slightly during Ramadhan. Further details will be provided beforehand.

Description

Course Description:

This is a 1 year course covering an anthology of authentic classical texts in the Arabic language titled al-muntakhabat min al-Adab al-Arabi: al-manthur wa al-mandhum. The texts are selected from the Qur’an, hadith, prophetic biography, history and both pre and post Islamic poetry. This exposure will help increase the student’s sensitivity towards understanding the Qur’an and hadith literature. As part of their assessment, students are also required to do a book review in the form of an oral presentation on a selected literary book from the Kamil al- Kilani series.

Level: Alimiyyah Programme Year 2

Context:

The course has been designed from various authentic classical materials that include the Qur’an, Sunnah, Seerah, Tarikh and selection of poems from the poets of the past.

Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge and Understanding

  • Understand and respond, in writing, to written language.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of aspects of the text.

Skills

  • Apply the vowel points (Harakah) and demonstrate the usage of words as it is shown in an Arabic dictionary. (Al-Tahqiqaat al-Lughawiyyah).
  • Demonstrate the ability to bring evidences from Qur’an, Sunnah & Arabic poetry.
  • Demonstrate ability to translate the text accurately into English.

Prerequisites:

Students must successfully complete the ALIT-1 and ALIT-2 course.

Teaching and learning Strategies:

The classes will be delivered through text reading and analysis, lectures, discussions which will also include presentations and book reviews. Students will also be instructed to independently study, research and memorise selected literary phrases and passages as well as poetry.

Course Delivery:

This course will be delivered on campus and streamed live online using an online live streaming platform called ‘Zoom’. Lessons will be recorded and students provided access to them. Further details will be emailed to students 5 days before the course commences insha Allah.

For more information on how this works, please click here.

Course Teacher: Shaykh Mujahid Ali

Additional information

Dates

Platform

On Campus, Online

Participation

Participating, Non-participating

Assessment type

Assessed, Non-assessed

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