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CS92PROD
Intermediate Arabic I
Required Sequence: ARAB 201 & ARAB202
ARAB 201
Fall 2022
Section: 01  

This course is a second-year, lower intermediate course in modern standard Arabic (MSA) designed mainly for students who have completed at least two semesters of Arabic Fusha or those who already possess a basic foundation in Arabic. Students will develop more skills in writing concrete essays and narrating. They will start talking about current events and describing places and people. Narration, in fact, is the hallmark of the intermediate level, so conjugation tenses will need to be memorized. The course will primarily be conducted in Arabic, except for some cases which require the use of English. The course is communicative proficiency-based, which stresses the importance of developing the oral skills, while giving equal attention to the other skills of language learning (reading, writing and listening). The measure chart and the case system will continue to be discussed and practiced. Aspects of contemporary life and culture in the Arab world as well as Arabic regional dialects will be constantly referred to. Students are expected to do daily homework, role-play, group work, and give regular in-class feedback/presentations. The course will be supplemented by audio and video material as well as printed handouts by the instructor.
Credit: 1.25 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA LANG
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ARAB101 AND ARAB102
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MEST-MN)(MUST-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on NOV-28-2022
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