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Arabic

  • ARABIC 101  Elementary Arabic I

    Description:
    Arabic 101 is designed for students with no previous knowledge, or very limited knowledge of the Arabic language. The first part of this course focuses on learning the script, sound and writing systems in Arabic. Building upon these skills, in the second part of the course, we will focus on the four communication skills (reading, speaking, listening and writing) of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). We will also immerse ourselves in Arabic language and culture through various activities designed around the audio-visually enhanced Maha and Khalid, and their family storyline.   More Info

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  • ARABIC 102  Elementary Arabic II

    Description:
    Arabic 102 picks up where Arabic 101 left off. Our central tasks will be building vocabulary and mastering basic grammatical structures. Well also stress training in reading and writing Arabic sentences and in enhancing spoken skills necessary for a variety of daily activities. As the course progresses, more emphasis will fall on assimilating the language for more complex communicative purposes related to describing self, family members, career plans, and abstract matters like personal feelings and decisions.   More Info

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  • ARABIC 201  Intermediate Arabic I

    Description:
    This course is an intermediate course, typically undertaken after completion of two university semesters of Arabic. Central tasks will be building vocabulary, mastering grammatical structures, training in reading comprehension, writing Arabic sentences, and enhancing spoken skills necessary for a variety of daily activities. By the end of this semester, you should master intermediate proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)   More Info

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  • ARABIC 202  Intermediate Arabic II

    Description:
    This course is a continuation of Intermediate Arabic I. It is generally appropriate for students who have completed three semesters of the study of Arabic. Central tasks will be building vocabulary, mastering grammatical structures, improving reading comprehension, writing Arabic sentences, and enhancing the spoken skills necessary for a variety of daily activities. By the end of the semester, the successful student should reach intermediate proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).   More Info

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  • ARABIC 290  Special Topics

    Description:
    Special topics in Arabic.   More Info

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