2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARA 112 - First Year Arabic II

Credits: 4
This course is intended for non-native Arabic speakers who wish to study modern Arabic, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course focuses primarily on Modern Standard Arabic but also includes practice with the spoken Arabic of Egypt.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Recite six dialogues from memory on topics related to family, friends, work, and daily life.
  2. Read aloud text using previously learned vocabulary without vowels.
  3. Conjugate verbs in the past and present (the only two tenses).
  4. Understand spoken Modern Standard Arabic on topics related to those introduced in 6 chapters in the textbook.
  5. Identify verb forms and lexical items as belonging to either Modern Standard Arabic or the colloquial Arabic of Egypt.
  6. Demonstrate mastery of vocabulary of 200 words.
  7. Be able to enumerate some of the cultural norms of the Arab world.

Prerequisite: ARA 111  or Department approval

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