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ARABIC COURSE OFFERINGS

101. -Introductory Arabic I

This introductory language course develops reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills in Arabic. The course includes technology such as DVD materials for listening comprehension, and stresses communication in formal (written) and spoken (colloquial) Arabic. Students will be able to communicate with beginning skills to native Arabic speakers. Students meet three times per week with the instructor and once a week in Drill class. Four Credits Awad

102. -Introductory Arabic II

This course further develops reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills with added emphasis on the meaning of phrases, sentences, short readings, and compositions. The course includes DVD materials, and stresses communication skills in formal and spoken Arabic. Students will reinforce their reading, comprehension, speaking, and writing skills with greater accuracy. Students meet three times per week with the instructor, and once a week in Drill class. Four Credits Awad

202. -Intermediate Arabic III

This course will increase communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate simple conversations and read works written in modern standard Arabic. Students meet twice per week with the instructor. Prerequisites: C (not C-) or better in ARA 102. Credits: 4 (Fall Semester)