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Masjid al-Islam’s Center for Islamic Studies (CIS) Updates & Resources




Register by sending an email of intent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  The cost is $10.00 (scholarships offered). A second orientation will be held on Sunday Oct. 2, 2-4pm at Darul Quran.


Regular Classes will be held at St. Raphael's Hospital from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Further details TBA InshaAllah.


Pre-requisites: Knowledge of connecting the Arabic letters, reading words, and elementary vocabulary.



Questions and clarification: call Br. Ashir Kirk at (203) 435-5992.  A full schedule of classes is below.



Required text books 1. Quranic Linguistics by Fahimuddin Qazi (Bio) (estimated cost $30 after shipping). Quranic Linguistics is only available online. 2. Madinah Arabic Series by Shaykh Dr. V. 'Abdur-Raheem (Bio) (Free PDF download). For help call Abdel Abuseini at (203) 503-7767.

Attendance is mandatory, as each lesson will build upon the previous one.  After three absences, the student will be excused from the course.

Class lectures are pre-recorded and posted online at for all to hear inshaAllah (For QL class only).

The Course will involve Arabic homework each week.  And because we are meeting only on a weekly basis, students will be required to listen to the online lectures and readings below before each class. All lectures and study material can be found at the Quranic Linguistics website, recorded and uploaded by the author of QL himself, Ustaadh Fahimuddin Qazi:

Level One Audios

Level One Tables

Level One Answer Keys (Note: Students will regularly be asked to explain concepts in their own words and to explain answers)

Full Schedule of Classes:

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QL= Quranic Linguistics RCC= Reading, Comprehension and Conversation

10/9/11- QL & RCC

10/16/11- QL & RCC

10/23/11- QL & RCC

10/30/11- QL & RCC

11/06/11- QL & RCC

11/13/11- QL & RCC

11/20/11- Break

11/27/11- Break

12/04/11- QL & RCC

12/11/11- QL & RCC

12/18/11- Break

12/25/11- Break

01/01/12- Break

01/08/12- Break

01/15/12- QL & RCC

01/22/12- QL & RCC

01/29/12- QL & RCC

02/05/12- QL & RCC

02/12/12- QL & RCC

02/19/12- QL & RCC

02/26/12- QL & RCC

03/04/12- Break

03/11/12- Break

03/18/12- Break

03/25/12- QL & RCC

04/01/12- QL & RCC

04/08/12- QL & RCC

04/15/12- QL & RCC

04/22/12- QL & RCC

04/29/12- QL & RCC

05/06/12- QL & RCC

05/13/12- Final exam—Last day of class: Comprehensive QL & RCC Final Exam covering all 3 Units from QL book one and all that was covered in RCC.

Total 22 meetings = 22 Arabic lectures and over 3 Units of QL, book one.

Review Resources for CIS 2010-2011 can be found here.