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The Middle East is undoubtedly impacting our lives on a daily basis, what better time to understand what lies behind the many headlines we read in the papers. Arabic is taught as an enrichment subject during Lower Sixth. The course aims to give you an introduction to the language (speaking and writing) as well as an appreciation of the rich culture and political background.

Mrs Freddy Shannon, Teacher in charge of Arabic

Facts and figures


Arabic is the native language of 350 million speakers


countries have Arabic as their first official language


1 of the 6 official United Nations languages


Middle East is the birthplace of 3 major religions - Judaism, Islam, Christianity

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