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Elementary Arabic II
Required Sequence: ARAB101 & ARAB 102
ARAB 102
Spring 2012
Section: 01  

This course is a first-year, elementary II 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 continue to focus on speaking as an effective way of learning (speak it to learn it). Students will learn Arabic basic grammar, write and create basic sentences, and be able to converse basic dialogues comfortably in the target language. Students are expected to develop better listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Arabic and to become familiar with Arabic culture. In this course, students will learn how to read a story using an educational technique to help them reach proficiency through reading and storytelling. Oral drills and speaking activities will be done in the classroom, and the class will be conducted fully in Arabic.

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: 1.5 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ARAB101
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(MEST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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