|Required Sequence: ARAB201 & ARAB 202
|Certificates: Middle Eastern Studies, Muslim Studies|
This course is a second-year, upper intermediate course in modern standard Arabic (MSA) that will continue to focus on the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. In this level, students will be able to speak Arabic comfortably enough to communicate with a native speaker on a variety of topics. Students should be able to write simple texts on everyday themes and read uncomplicated authentic texts on familiar or concrete topics, as well as newspaper articles and storybooks. Culture will continue to be integrated in the classroom.The class will be conducted primarily in Arabic.
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|Course Format: Language||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ARAB101 AND (ARAB102 OR ARAB201)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Alkitaab by Mahmood Al Bataal, Part 2. Textbook with DVD.
Verbs and essentials of Grammar and material provided by the instructor
Kalila Wa Dimna fables.
Hans Wehr Dictionary.
Engish-Arabic and Arabic-English Dictionary (pocket dictionary)
|Examination and Assignments: |
Bi-weekly in-class quizzes will be given. A mid-term, normally in the format of an essay, and comprehensive final exams will be given in the assigned dates. In addition, home work assignments are given on a daily basis. Two Oral Exams in the form of OPI (Oral proficiency Interview) will be given.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Completion of Intermediate I or passing the placement test, or authorization from the instructor.
The class meets four times a week with mandatory TA sessions.
|Instructor(s): Aissa,Abderrahman Times: .MTWR.. 10:50AM-11:40AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 16||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 6||SO: 10||FR: 2|