Course

ARAB 101A Beginning Arabic

Professor

Hezi Brosh

CRN

97109

 

Schedule

Tu Wed Th 9:00 - 10:20 am OLINLC 118

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature & Culture

Cross-listed: Middle Eastern Studies

This course is an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as it is used in Arab countries today. Students will be introduced to Arabic script, pronunciation, and essentials of basic Arabic structures, syntax and vocabulary. These are reinforced by a wide range of graded texts and topics. All four basic linguistic skills will be dealt with simultaneously. Significant aspects of Arab culture will be highlighted as well as differences between MSA and educated spoken Arabic. Students will work in the language lab, watch movies, TV programs and will have an additional two-hour session with the Arabic tutor for conversational practice.

 

Course

ARAB 101B Beginning Arabic

Professor

Youssef Yacoubi

CRN

97616

 

Schedule

Mon Wed 1:30 2:50 pm PRE 101

Tu 1:00 2:20 pm PRE 101

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature & Culture

Cross-listed: Middle Eastern Studies

This course is an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) as it is used in Arab countries today. Students will be introduced to Arabic script, pronunciation, and essentials of basic Arabic structures, syntax and vocabulary. These are reinforced by a wide range of graded texts and topics. All four basic linguistic skills will be dealt with simultaneously. Significant aspects of Arab culture will be highlighted as well as differences between MSA and educated spoken Arabic. Students will work in the language lab, watch movies, TV programs and will have an additional two-hour session with the Arabic tutor for conversational practice.

 

Course

ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic

Professor

Hezi Brosh

CRN

97110

 

Schedule

Tu Wed Th 10:30 - 11:50 am OLINLC 118

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature & Culture

Cross-listed: Middle Eastern Studies

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Arabic 201.The course focuses on the functional use of Arabic in a natural communication setting. The four linguistic skills will be dealt with simultaneously. Active and passive lexicon and grammatical structures are taught through exposure to a wide range of texts. Aspects of Arab culture and differences between Modern Standard Arabic and the spoken language will be highlighted. Students work in the language lab, watch movies, TV programs and have an additional two-hour session with the Arabic tutor for conversational practice. Conducted in Modern Standard Arabic.

 

Course

ARAB 302 Advanced Arabic

Professor

Youssef Yacoubi

CRN

97617

 

Schedule

Tu Th 9:00 10:20 pm OLIN 101

Distribution

Foreign Language, Literature & Culture

This course will continue to focus on the students' development of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. To increase the range and accuracy of oral and written expression and aural comprehension, the course will include more complex grammatical structures, and expansion of vocabulary through extended readings using audio and video materials. The Classes will be conducted entirely in Arabic (except for the grammatical explanations when needed).