Elementary Arabic I|
|Required Sequence: ARAB 101 & ARAB102|
This course is a first-year elementary I course in modern standard Arabic (MSA) that will introduce students to the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. In this level, the class will focus on speaking as an effective way of learning (speak it to learn it). Students will learn Arabic letters and their sounds, write and create basic words and sentences, and be able to converse basic dialogues comfortably in the target language. Oral drills and speaking activities will be done in the classroom, and the class will be conducted primarily in Arabic.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(MEST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Alkitaab by Mahmood Al Batal, A Textbook for Beginning Arabic with DVD
An English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionary (pocket dictionary)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Bi-weekly in-class quizzes will be given. A mid-term, normally in the format of an essay, and comprehensive final exams will be given in the assigned dates. In addition, home work assignments are given on a daily basis. One cultural group project will be also assigned. Two Oral Exams in the form of OPI (Oral proficiency Interview) will be given.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The class meets five times a week with mandatory weekly TA sessions.
students who'd like to take one of the classes but cannot attend in-person should contact instructor directly.
|Instructor(s): Aissa,Abderrahman Times: .MTWRF. 08:50AM-09:40AM; Location: FISK314; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 2||SO: 8||FR: 8|
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