Lately, many Muslims seek to learn Noorani Qaida online as an effective and basic step to learn Quran online. That’s why Aya Institute decided to offer FREE online Noorani Qaida classes as a pre-course in its comprehensive courses such as “Quran Recitation with Tajweed Course” and “Hifz Quran with Tajweed Course”.
Free Noorani Qaida course provided by Aya professional Quran tutors makes it easy to learn Quran for beginners. Whether a kid or an adult, Noorani Qaida is essential to build a solid infrastructure of Quran education.
In this article, we’ll get to know what is Noorani Qaida? Why Learn Noorani Qaida? and What are the lessons to learn in Noorani Qaida?
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What is Noorani Qaida? (Definition)
“Noorani Qaida” or “Qaida” is an exceptional book used on a large-scale to learn Quran basics through Quranic verses in a simple and effective method. Not to mention that it’s the ideal method to learn Tajweed for beginners, The “Noorani Qaida” book was compiled by Sheikh Noor Muhammed Haqqani from India.
It was named after him “Al-Qaidah An-Noraniah”. And now, it is taught worldwide. It has been designed with non-Arabic speaking Muslims in mind; It helps them to learn Quran reading even if they have no prior knowledge of the Arabic language.
The book of Noorani Qaida consists of 17 chapters teaching the alphabet, words, then reading complete verses from the Quran, in addition to the basic Tajweed rules.
Why Learn Noorani Qaida?
The power of the “Noorani Qaida” booklet lies in the methodology and sequence used in this book to learn the Arabic language in general and Quran reading specifically.
The book starts with the Alphabet and gradually leads the student from simple to complex letters, Quranic verses, and Tajweed.
“The Qaida” book includes several exercises comprising of Quranic letters and words that help to teach you the fundamentals of alphabets in an interactive and effective way.
Moreover, the new version of the “Noorani Qaida” booklet has a color code that allows better readability of the alphabet and develops a better understanding of Tajweed. Not to mention that tajweed rules are grouped in small sections which make it easy to grasp.
Noorani Qaida represents a guide to Quran recitation. It has proven by experience that people who learn Noorani Qaida before starting to learn Quran with Tajweed, can read the Holy Quran much better.
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How to Learn Noorani Qaida?
There are 2 methods to learn Noorani Qaida:
- Learn Noorani Qaida by Yourself.
- Learn Noorani Qaida with a Professional Quran Teacher.
1. Learn Noorani Qaida by Yourself.
In case you are familiar with the Arabic language, you can proceed with downloading the Noorani Qaida ebook from the link provided at the end of this article and start learning.
Study consistently by one chapter daily and give enough time to each lesson to master it well. Once you complete learning, you find that Quran recitation becomes much easier.
2. Learn Noorani Qaida Online with Professional Quran Teachers.
If you have no prior knowledge of the Arabi language or cannot find the time to teach Noorani Qaida to your kids, then you should get help from professional Qualified online Quran teachers to learn Noorani Qaida.
In a short time, you or your kids be able to read the Quran fluently without mistakes. The Quran teacher makes the learning process very simple & easy.
Benefits of Learning Noorani Qaida Online
- The online Noorani Qaida classes can save effort that you could spend on learning it by yourself.
- Guarantee to learn the Quran basics in a correct manner due to the constant supervision by a professional Quran tutor during the learning period.
- When you learn Noorani Qaida online, you can schedule your classes in a way that comforts you.
- You will use an interactive and effective online environment as you interact directly with your online tutor.
- Build the foundations of learning Quran because it involves an organized curriculum and a lot of exercises.
- It’s the building block of learning Quran recitation; you cannot read the Holy Quran properly without learning the Noorani Qaida.
- It teaches the beginners accurate sound of words.
- Learning to recite Quran with Tajweed accent.
- Learn to recognize the alphabets and symbols, understanding the basic rules of each letter, and connecting the alphabets.
- Learn Long vowels (Haroof Maddah), Tanwin, Haroof Linah, and Noon Sakeenah
- Learn joint letters or compound letters.
- Become able to read Quran without mistakes.
- For kids, it helps in teaching them reading with less effort and develops the child’s awareness, understanding, and hearing, speaking, and reading skills.
- For adults, It makes reading Quran very easier, It helps to learn the accurate sound of words and to know how to recite Quran with Tajweed by providing useful exercises which include Quranic words and verses, so it’s Noorani Qaida with tajweed learning.
What to Learn in Noorani Qaida Online Classes?
- Alphabet & their Proper Pronunciation
- Letter Recognition
- Letter Positions
- Connecting Letters
- Short Vowels (Harakat)
- Long Vowels (Huroof Maddah)
- Letters of Leen
- Noon Sakinah & Tanween
- Rules of Raa
- Rules of Laam
- Noon Qutni
- Waqf ( Pausing and Stopping)
Noorani Qaida for Kids
Noorani Qaida is a great tool to teach Quran to kids. It has a highly organized sequence, simple styling, and colorful design which makes kids love to learn Quran.
The Holy Quran miraculously provides its stories in an exciting way to keep adults and kids interested in learning the Quran. Therefore, the Quran is compulsory education for every Muslim child. Muslim children must learn Quran, and the best way to instill the love of the Quran into their hearts is to study “Noorani Qaida”.
Kids over the age of 4 can start learning Noorani Qaida. Once children start taking our online Qaida classes regularly, they will quickly grab the essence of Arabic Qaida grammar.
Top Tips for Better Noorani Qaida Learning Experience
- Understand what is Noorani Qaida’s value
Before studying anything, you must realize its true value and importance. So, before you proceed, read about the importance of Noorani Qaida on the internet or ask a professional teacher about it.
- Don’t try to speed up.
Kids or their parents often want to finish this basic course in no time so that they can proceed further. Yet, if you haste in learning Noorani Qaida, you never make a good understanding of Tajweed which is the most important purpose of studying it so
- Learn it with a professional teacher
Reading with a good teacher is vital for making the best out of Noorani Qaida and always remember that you are at the disposal of your teacher for telling you the correct pronunciations of the words and accents mentioned in the Noorani Qaida.
- Revise repeatedly
Noorani Qaida is not only about understanding something. It is more about remembering and acquiring something which comes with practice. Obviously, you cannot develop an accent of a language in days which is not your first language.
- Use basic accents in other languages
If you are having difficulty in remembering and identifying Arabic accents, they can be familiarized with them in your language such as English. Basic accents of Arabic i.e. Fatha (Zabar), Kasra (Zer), and Damma (Paish) are common to English, etc.
Noorani Qaida Lessons
As we stated above, the “Noorani Qaida” book consists of 17 lessons. Each lesson gets you closer to Quran reading.
Hereunder a summary of what you’ll learn in each lesson…
Lesson 1: Huroof e Mufridaat (Individual letters)
The first chapter of Noorani Qaida consists of 29 letters (Arabic Alphabet) from which 7 letters are pronounced with a full mouth (deeply) and only four letters are pronounced from lips. All of them are single letters and known as “Huroof”.
Lesson 2: Murakkabat (joint letters)
After learning single letters, in this phase, you learn to join letters or compound letters which are called “Murakkabat”. When two or more letters are joined together they form a “Murakkab”. After completing this lesson, you are able to know the different shapes of the respective letters.
Lesson 3: Huroof e Muqataat
In this chapter, there are 14 abbreviated words which are known as “Muqatta’at”. These are disjointing and disconnected letters. There are 29 Surahs out of 114 in Quran Kareem that starts with the words “Muqatta’at” just after Bismillah.
Lesson 4: Harakat (Movements)
This chapter consists of “Letters Movements” which are known as “Harkaat”. There are three kinds of movements i.e “Fatha”, “Kasra”, and “Dammah”. These are short vowels in the Arabic Language.
Lesson 5: Tanween
In this chapter, You learn double Fatha, Double Kasra, and Double Dummah which is known as “Nunation” or “Tanween”. They learn the proper sounds and pronunciations of these symbols and signs.
Lesson 6: Combination between Tanween & Harakat
In this chapter, you learn how to connect different letters in accordance with Tajweed. It provides an opportunity for the student to make exercise of Movements and Nunation (Harkaat and Tanween).
Lesson 7: Standing Fatha, Kasrah and Dummah
In this chapter, you learn “standing Fathah”, “standing kasrah”, and “standing Dammah” (used with letters to pronounce prolong). They’ll learn not to take the maddah letters which come after “Noon” or “Meem” into the nose.
Lesson 8: Madd and Leen
In this chapter, the student learn about “Huroof Madd’ah and Leen”. These are soft letters and long vowel sigs so these need to prolong equally to one “Alif” or one or two seconds.
Lesson 9: Exercises on Previous Classes
In this chapter, you exercise on past classes: Movements, Fatha, Karsa, Dummah, Madd’ah o keen, and Tanween letters. This lesson gives a strong grip to the student to understand the difficult words to pronounce. Additionally, you learn many important tajweed rules.
Lesson 10: Sakoon and Jazam
In this chapter, you learn about “Sakoon” and “Jazm”, In addition to “Huroof e Qalqalah”.
Lesson 11: Exercises on Sakoon & Jazam
This chapter is a revision on previous chapter where you exercise the “Sakoon” and “Jazm”. When Ikhfaa is done on noon saakinah and Tanween? When the Raa letter is bold? The types of stops and when the stop is necessary and when not.
Lesson 12: Tashdeed
In this chapter, Noorani Qaida student learns “Tashdeed” sign (duplication sign). They learn the “Tashdeed sign” to pronounce the letter two times by connecting the previous letter and read the word with “Tashdeed” in a strong voice.
Lesson 13: Exercises on Tashdeed
This chapter is a revision and training on the previous one (Tashdeed). you practice “Tashdeed” with some difficult and complicated words.
Lesson 14: Exercises on Tashdeed with Sakoon
This chapter is a practice on what previously learned from Tashdeed, Sakoon, and Jazm. Additionally, students learn “Tashdeed with Sakoon”.
Lesson 15: Tashdeed with Tashdeed
This chapter introduces new kind of “Tashdeed” which is “Tashdeed with Tashdeed” (2 duplication signs). They have to solve exercises on the lesson of this chapter.
Lesson 16: Tashdeed with Huroof Maddah
In this chapter, you learn “Tashdeed with Huroof Madd’ah” which is also known as an exercise of “Tashdeed” or duplication after long vowel. This exercise surely makes the student perfect to go ahead of his or her journey.
Lesson 17: Rules for Noon Sakinah and Tanween
The last chapter of Noorani Qaida is full of exercises that ensure perfect pronunciation of the holy Quran. Additionally, students learn special situations for “noon Saakinah”, “meem Saakinah“, and “Tanween”.
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