2023-2024 Catalog

ARB 101 Elementary Arabic

In this content-based elementary language course, students will develop interpretive, interpersonal and presentational skills in spoken and classical Arabic. Participants develop mastery of the Arabic alphabet and sound system, learn to comprehend and compose novice=level written and visual texts, distinguish between formal and spoken forms, as well as some dialectal variation, and engage in person-to-person dialogue while developing an awareness of basic cultural aspects of social interaction in the Arab world. [H]