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Intermediate Arabic II

Required Sequence: ARAB201 & ARAB 202
ARAB 202
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Certificates: Middle Eastern Studies

This course is a second-year, upper intermediate course in modern standard Arabic (MSA) that will continue to focus on the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. In this level, students will be able to speak Arabic comfortably enough to communicate at a basic level with a native speaker on a variety of topics. Students should be able to write simple texts on everyday themes and read uncomplicated authentic texts, such as a newspaper article on a familiar topic and storybooks. Students will also be introduced to aspects of contemporary life and culture in the Arab world through films and cultural video clips. Class will focus on speaking as an effective way of learning (speak it to learn it). Oral drills and speaking activities will be done in the classroom, and the class will be conducted fully in Arabic. The class meets three times a week with a mandatory additional 50-minute speaking drill session for all students.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
This course will focus on developing proficiency in Arabic by addressing all skills of language learning: reading, listening, reading and writing. Throughout class activities, assignments and with the use of authentic materials, students will gain an understanding of new cultural concepts and values which will help them develop intercultural literacy.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA LANG
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ARAB101 AND (ARAB102 OR ARAB201)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(ARHA)(CGST-MN)(GLEN-MN)(MEST-MN)(MUST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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