Students who have previously studied Arabic are required to consult Professor Youssef before registering for a course.
101 Beginning Arabic I (fall only)
Study of the fundamentals of spoken and written Modern Standard Arabic with emphasis on communication through oral-aural practice and awareness of cultural context. Acquisition of basic grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
102 Beginning Arabic II (spring only)
This course is designed primarily as a continuation of Arabic 101. Emphasizes the development of oral-aural skills and of reading comprehension by provbiding communicative practice and attention to cultural context.
221 Intermediate Arabic I (fall only)
Conducted in Arabic. Emphasizes gramar and written and oral skills. Provides an introduction to the analysis of literary and cultural texts.
222 Intermediate Arabic II (spring only)
Conducted in Arabic. Focuses on the development of written and oral skills. Emphasizes vocabulary acquisition, discussion, and composition through the exploration of literary texts and contemporary media materials.