Most frequent questions and answers
The Arabic Penmanship levels 1 and 2 are mandatory levels for all our learners. We encourage all our learners to go through these levels as it provides strong foundation for them. Learning these levels is also beneficial as it has a practical usage of improving learners daily handwriting of the Arabic language.
The levels are arranged as a continuous study pattern as each level will provide learners a systematic mastery of Islamic calligraphy thus all levels must be learned in order of arrangement.
Skipping a level will mean that a learner will miss certain fundamentals that may be important to master the next level. Always keep in the mind that the learning methodology is interconnected for every level.
The levels are arranged so that the learning methodology is interconnected from one level to the next and will help the learners to form a clear understanding of every script.
Levels 1 to 4 are considered the basics and the start of the learning journey for every learner. On that note, it is important to us that every learner focuses on these levels to master the basics.
The Achievement Certificate awarded at the end of the level 1-3 is a certificate recognizing that a learner has completed a level, it is signed and supported by the teaching faculty of The Bustan Khat. Whereas the license awarded at the end of level 4 and above is a recognition of the achievement of the learner in mastering a script. The learners must prepare and write their own license which will then be endorsed by their teacher.
Generally, a learner will take about 24 hours to finish levels 1-3. However, for levels 4 and above it will depend heavily on the learner’s commitment as these levels are more intensive and will take an average of a year or less for each level.