2013-2014 Catalog

ARAB 1010 Introduction to Arabic

7.5 - 0.0 - 7.5

Course Description

This course focuses on how to pronounce the Arabic sounds and the Arabic letters. In addition, the course introduces students to common Arabic greetings in standard and colloquial Arabic, common phrases, basic vocabulary, and some Arabic cultural aspects. Interactive DVDs that accompany the textbook can be used outside the classroom to practice listening exercises and writing drills. The textbook also contains images of calligraphic writing to be used as a model to follow as students work through them.