ISL464 Intermediate Arabic Grammar 2 (8)

In this subject, the role of the ism will be further expanded upon with the multiple roles that an ism mansub plays such as the mafool mutlaq, bihi, fihi and lahu. The Stories of the Prophets textbook will be analysed at a more advanced level, specifically focusing on the ism mansub as well as building on new vocabulary, new syntax and complex morphology.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Online *
United Theological College
Session 2 (60)
United Theological College

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Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Subject Relationships

ISL364 Paired Subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to distinguish between the different types of mansubat;
  • be able to formally classify verbs according to their multiple morphological characteristics;
  • be able to formally analyse sentences incorporating the new rules of syntax;
  • be able to demonstrate intermediate level comprehension of non-technical prose; and
  • be able to demonstrate measurable improvement in reading and composition skills.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of sarf
  • Ism mawsul
  • Maf'ool mutlaq I
  • Maf'ool mutlaq II
  • Maf'ul fihi
  • Haal Mufrad
  • Haal Jumla
  • Tamyeez
  • Maf'ool lahu
  • Tawabi' I
  • Tawabi' II


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.