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: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Arabic for Life, A Textbook for Beginning Arabic with DVD
An English-Arabic and Arabic-English dictionary
|Examination and Assignments: |
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. An Oral Exam in the form of OPI (Oral proficiency Interview) will be given at the end of the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The class meets five times a week with mandatory TA sessions.
|Instructor(s): Aissa,Abderrahman Times: .MTWRF. 08:50AM-09:40AM; Location: FISK312; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 9||FR: 9|
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