Arabic School of Languages and Cultures

Arabic Courses - Spring 2018

ARAB 10200 - Standard Arabic Level II 
           Section 1: MTWR (9:30-10:20)
           Section 2: MTWR (12:30-1:20)   

Further study of Modern Standard Arabic. Continued presentation of the basic structures of Arabic grammar and expansion of vocabulary. Reading and writing will be emphasized. Typically offered Fall Spring. Credit hours: 3.000. 

ARAB 11100 - Elementary Standard Arabic Conversation I
           
Section 1: Monday (2:30-3:20)
           
Section 2: Wednesday (3:30-4-20)
Development of oral skills for self-expression. Guided practice in conversation to enhance communicative competence. Group discussions in Standard Arabic on practical topics. Credit hours: 1.000. Highly recommended for students taking ARAB 101.

ARAB 11200 - Elementary Standard Arabic Conversation II
           (Monday 2:30-3:20)
Development of oral skills for self-expression. Guided practice in conversation to enhance communicative competence. Small group discussions in Standard Arabic on practical topics. May be taken concurrently with ARAB 10200.

ARAB 20100 - Standard Arabic Level III
           (MTR – 11:30-2:20)
This course allows students to use the grammar and vocabulary acquired in the first two semesters in dealing with specific social situations. Continued improvement of conversational, reading, and writing abilities and expansion of vocabulary.Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit hours.

ARAB 202 Standard Arabic Level IV            (MWR - 10:30-11:20)
Increased mastery of the four language skills, with emphasis on reading and translation using materials from literary classical and modern Arabic. The course inclufes a study of some parts of the Koran. Typically offered Fall Spring. 3.000 Credit hours.

ARAB 23900 - Arab Women Witers
           
(TR 3:00-4:15)     
                          Cross-listed LC 239/ENGL 232/CMPL 230/WGSS 281/IDIS 491

This class considers the literary and cultural produccion by Arab women writers from North Africa, the Middle East and North America. Students examine this produccion trough the lens of feminist theory as well as with consideration of the impact of religion and culture on gendered experience. We also explore the creative expression of women's experience via gender relations, marriage, work, education, and travel, immigration, and identity politics. 3.000 credit hours.
Course  satisfies core CLA requirement in Gender Issues & counts towards Minors in Arabic, Islamic Studies, and Majors in CMPL and Women's Studies.
Tought in English. No prerequisites 

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