Arabic Spring 2021 Courses

Arabic greeting "Ahlan wa Sahlan" written in Arabic calligraphy
ARBC 20b, Beginning Arabic II

MTWTh 10–11:30 AM

Professor Hanan Khashaba

For students with some previous study of Arabic (10a). Continuing on developing the Arabic language proficiency in all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). By the end of the semester, students are expected to reach the ACTFL Intermediate-Low level.

Arabic coffee pot with 4 golden coffee cups decorated with "Ahlan wa sahlan" Arabic calligraphy
ARBC 40b, Intermediate Arabic II

MTWTh 12–1:30 PM

Professor Hanan Khashaba

For students with previous study of the Arabic language (10a, 20b, 30a). Expanding the language proficiency in all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) using authentic Arabic texts and resources. By the end of the semester, students are expected to reach the ACTFL Intermediate-High Level. 

 

ARBC 103b, Middle Advanced Arabic: Contemporary Arab Media

MWTh 8 - 9:30 AM

Professor Carl El-Tobgui

Intensive honing primarily of oral-aural skills and vocabulary building with concentration on the spoken media of the contemporary Arab world. Review and reinforcement of major grammatical topics as needed.

ARBC 106b, Advanced Arabic II: Classical Arabic & Islamic Literature

MW 10 - 11:30 AM

Professor Carl El-Tobgui

Develops advanced competence in reading and understanding classical texts, including a systematic introduction to some of the grammatical features typical of this genre. Readings include a variety of materials – including poetry – related to classical Arabic and Islamic literature, religion, history, and culture.