Noorani Qaida Course

Arabic qaida - learn how to read Quran

About the Course

  • Course Name: Noorani Qaida Course
  • Course Type: Online Arabic Language Course
  • Target Audience: Kids, Beginners, Adults
  • Instructor: Native Arab Tutors
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Skill Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Duration: 2 to 3 months (for beginners and non-native speakers)

Welcome to Ideal Quran’s Noorani Qaida Course, your gateway to mastering the Arabic language and Quranic reading online. This comprehensive course, designed for learners of all ages and skill levels, offers a unique and effective approach to understanding the Arabic script and pronunciation.

About the Course

Course Overview

At Ideal Quran, we offer the Noorani Qaida Course, an online program aimed at teaching the Arabic language, focusing on the correct pronunciation and reading of the Quran. This course is meticulously crafted by Noor Muhammad Haqqani, a renowned Islamic scholar, to provide a foundational understanding of Arabic reading and writing.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Kids: A perfect start for young learners to embark on their Quranic journey.
  • Beginners: Adults new to the Arabic language or Quranic studies.
  • Intermediate and Advanced Learners: Those looking to refine their skills in Arabic pronunciation and Quran reading.

Understanding Noorani Qaida

  • Foundation: Noorani Qaida is a foundational course for learning Arabic reading, akin to learning to fish rather than being given a fish. It empowers students to read any Arabic word, even unfamiliar ones, by mastering reading rules.
  • Author: The course was authored by Noor Muhammad Haqqani, with the goal of facilitating Quran reading as the initial step before advancing to Tajweed rules.
  • Comparison: It parallels Al Qawaid al Fiqhiyyah in Islam, aiding in understanding new Islamic legal cases without specific evidence.

Why Learn Noorani Qaida?

  • Progressive Learning: Starts with Arabic letters, progressing to words, and then Quranic Ayat (verses).
  • For Kids: Helps in early Quran reading and faster memorization with less effort, while developing intelligence and understanding.
  • For Adults: Essential for beginners to improve pronunciation and read the Quran quickly.

Course Outline

Arabic Alphabet Letters (One By One): Learning the 28 Arabic letters individually.

Alright, so you’re taking your first steps into the world of Arabic, and the journey begins with the Arabic alphabet. There are 28 letters in the Arabic script, each with its own unique shape and sound. These letters are the building blocks of the language, much like how we have our 26 letters in the English alphabet. Learning them one by one is like discovering a treasure trove of linguistic diversity.

Compound Arabic Letters: Pronunciation of combined letters.

As you progress, you’ll encounter something intriguing – compound letters. These are formed by merging two or more individual letters together. It’s as if Arabic has its own set of secret codes, where the combination of letters can create entirely new sounds and meanings. It’s like mixing colors to create a whole new palette of shades.

The Huroof Muqata’aat in Quran: Understanding disconnected letters in the Quran.

Now, let’s delve into the Quran, the holy book of Islam. Within its verses, you’ll come across something mysterious: the Huroof Muqata’aat or “disconnected letters.” These are combinations of Arabic letters at the beginning of certain chapters, and their precise meanings remain a subject of debate and contemplation among scholars. It’s like finding hidden symbols in a masterpiece of art, provoking curiosity and contemplation.

Al-Harakat (Fath, Kasr, Damm): Introduction to Arabic vowels and their pronunciation.

Moving on, you’ll discover the importance of Arabic vowels, known as Al-Harakat. These tiny marks above or below letters are like musical notes in a symphony, guiding you on how to pronounce words correctly. Fath, Kasr, and Damm are like the keys to unlock the rhythm and melody of the Arabic language.

Al-Tanween: Learning the indefinite article in Arabic and its types.

As your journey continues, you’ll encounter Al-Tanween, the indefinite article in Arabic. This is how you add an “n” sound to words to make them indefinite. It’s like a linguistic magician’s trick, transforming words into different forms with a simple touch.

Standing Harakat in Quran: Special Harakat used in the Uthmani Script of the Quran.

In the Quran, you’ll notice a unique feature called “standing Harakat.” These are specific vowel marks used only in the Uthmani Script of the Quran, adding a touch of elegance and precision to the already beautiful verses. It’s like adding intricate details to a masterpiece, making it even more captivating.

Madd and Leen: Understanding elongation (Madd) and weak (Leen) letters.

Now, let’s talk about Madd and Leen. Madd represents the elongation of certain letters in Arabic, while Leen refers to the weak letters. It’s like learning the subtle nuances in pronunciation that can completely change the meaning of words, akin to the difference between “read” and “red” in English.

Al-Sukon: Pronunciation of letters without any vowel sound.

Sometimes, you’ll come across Al-Sukon, which means pronouncing a letter without any accompanying vowel sound. It’s like a linguistic game of hide-and-seek, where the absence of a vowel adds a mysterious touch to the language.

Al-Tashdeed: Learning the merging of similar letters in pronunciation.

Lastly, there’s Al-Tashdeed, where similar letters merge in pronunciation, emphasizing their doubling. It’s like savoring a delicious piece of chocolate that melts in your mouth, highlighting the richness of the Arabic language.

So, as you embark on this journey of Arabic language exploration, remember that it’s a bit like unwrapping layers of a precious gift – each aspect adds depth and beauty to the language, making it a truly remarkable experience. Enjoy the adventure!

Skills You will acqiure

Reading Arabic Letters: Ability to recognize and read Arabic letters.

Picture yourself at the beginning of your Arabic learning journey. It all starts with recognizing and reading Arabic letters, much like deciphering an ancient script filled with intricate symbols. It’s akin to unlocking the door to a treasure chest; each letter is a key that opens up new possibilities.

Reading Arabic Words: Foundation for reading most Arabic words.

As you become more proficient in reading Arabic letters, you’ll naturally progress to the next level: reading Arabic words. It’s like assembling a puzzle, where each word is a unique piece that fits perfectly into the broader linguistic landscape. This foundational step is crucial; it’s like laying the first bricks of a sturdy house.

Reading Quran Ayat: Basic skills to read some Quranic verses.

Now, let’s talk about the Quran. Imagine yourself standing at the entrance to a grand library, and you’re slowly starting to read Quranic verses or Ayat. These are like sacred scrolls, and by understanding them, you’re taking your first steps towards a deeper connection with the Quran. It’s a profound journey, akin to exploring hidden chambers within a magnificent palace.

Memorizing Quran: Enables starting the journey of Quran memorization.

As you grow more comfortable with reading Quranic verses, you might be inspired to take on the remarkable journey of memorizing the Quran. It’s like embarking on an epic adventure, where each verse committed to memory is a milestone on your path. Memorization is not just about words but about imprinting the wisdom and spirituality of the Quran in your heart.

These steps are not just about learning a language; they’re about unlocking the profound wisdom and guidance contained within the Quran. It’s akin to finding a treasure map that leads you to the most valuable treasure of all – spiritual enlightenment and connection with the Divine. So, take each step with patience and dedication, and remember that the journey itself is as significant as the destination.