The Summer Arabic Intensive program aims to provide students with an immersion and appreciation to learn the language of Arabic as a tool to access core Islamic sciences and the theories of reciting the Qurʾān according to mandatory laws of Tajwīd.

Students studying in the program will fluidly and progressively be taught the basics of Arabic morphology and grammar developing the ability to linguistically understand basic verbs and sentence structures with diacritical marks.

As a culmination of appreciating the learning of Arabic as a tool, students will simultaneously learn ʿAqīdah (Islamic Theology) and Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence).  Islamic terminologies will be examined for a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Qurʾān and Sunnah through the study of ʿAqīdah and Fiqh.

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  1. Male or female adults
  2. Juniors and Senior high school students
  3. Must be able to read from the Qurʾān with an intermediate level of fluency
  4. Must be prepared to begin writing words and terminologies in Arabic


Mawlana Abdurrehman Haji

Lecturer, Department of Ḥadīth

Mawlana Asif Uddin

Lecturer, Pre-collegiate Shaykh al-Hind

Mawlana Arif Kamal

Lecturer, Department of Qurˀānic Studies and Recitation

Mawlana Bilal Ali Ansari

Liaison, Department of Hadith

Mufti Ehzaz Ajmeri

Lecturer, Department of Islamic Law


Arabic & Islamic Studies

9AM TO 10:30AM 10:45AM TO 12PM 6PM TO 7:30PM 7:45PM TO 9PM
MONDAY Ṣarf Lab Intro to Fiqh Ṣarf Lab Intro to Fiqh
Ehzaz Ajmeri Bilal Ali Atiq Taiyab Abdurrehman Haji
TUESDAY Naḥw Lab Intro to ʿAqīdah Naḥw Lab Intro to ʿAqīdah
Asif Uddin Bilal Ali Asif Uddin Abdurrehman Haji
WEDNESDAY Ṣarf Lab Intro to Fiqh Ṣarf Lab Intro to Fiqh
Ehzaz Ajmeri Bilal Ali Atiq Taiyab Abdurrehman Haji
THURSDAY Naḥw Lab Intro to ʿAqīdah Naḥw Lab Intro to ʿAqīdah
Asif Uddin Bilal Ali Asif Uddin Abdurrehman Haji

Tajwid & Recitation Lab

Recitation lab (1 on 1) and theoretical tajwid studies are with Mawlana Arif Kamal

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11am to 12:30pm Recitation Lab Recitation Lab

Tuition Schedule

Arabic, $300

Islamic Studies, $350

Tajwid, $100

Recitation Lab, $50


About the Arabic Studies in the Program

Students will learn Arabic morphology (Ṣarf) and grammar (Naḥw) at an introductory level simultaneously.  

Through the text Min Kunūz al-Ṣarf, a primer on Arabic morphology, students will complete the study of the trilateral verbs (al-thulāthī al-mujarrad) along with the derived nouns (al-asmāʾ al-mushtaqqah).  In the second section, focused on Arabic grammar (Naḥw), students will complete chapters 1 and 2 of Tashīl al-Naḥw through which students will understand phrases, Nominal and Verbal sentences and their structures and a thorough understanding of Declinable (Muʿrab) and Indeclinable Nouns (Mabnī).

By the end of the program, students will develop the ability to linguistically explain and dissect basic verbs and sentences with diacritical marks.

About the Tajwīd Studies in the Program

The Qurʾān is the literal word of Allah.  The primary method of transmission of the Qurʾān has always been oral.  Each generation learns the Qurʾān from the generation before it, and this chain continues backwards until the time of the Companions, who learned it from the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) himself.

The goal of the Tajwīd Studies section of this program is to provide students with an introduction to the science of Tajwīd, then to provide the understanding of the universal rules of Tajwīd.  Accordingly, students will learn the pronunciation and articulation of each letter, timing of prolongations, and the foundational rules of recitation so they may begin the application of the established principles with a teacher thereafter, insha Allah.

Students may optionally enroll in Quran recitation lab classes prior to the tajwid class to further correct their recitation with the instructor.

About the Islamic Studies in the Program

The Islamic studies section will primarily keep its focus on Arabic to equip the student with essential Islamic knowledge. The goal of the Islamic studies section is to formally teach students ʿAqīdah (Islamic creed) and Fiqh (Islamic Law) in the modern context.


In ʿAqīdah, the three classical branches: Ilāhiyyāt (The Study of God), Nubuwwāt (The Function of Prophethood), Samʿiyyāt (Eschatology) will be explained. As students progress in understanding the framework of ʿAqīdah, misunderstandings regarding the Being and Qualities of Allah, criticisms leveled against the infallibility of Prophets, along with various issues pertaining to life beyond this life will be discussed and dealt with.


The Fiqh class will provide students confidence in the most important aspect of their daily life: Ṣalāh and its prerequisites. A detailed analysis of the Arkān (integrals), Sharāʾiṭ (preconditions), Wājibāt (mandatory acts), and Sunnah acts of Ṣalāh will be studied. Common scenarios of acts which nullify the Ṣalāh will be answered.