First-Year Arabic

First-Year Arabic
Second-semester Arabic. Basic language skills, both spoken and written.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtWinter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining ARAB 102
Course Outcomes

Conversation Tasks

Converse successfully with native speakers of Arabic about likes/dislikes, home/school, health, schedule, plans, and accomplish basic tasks such as shopping.

Social Interaction with Arabs

Demonstrate expanding ability to socially interact with Arabs appropriately.

Comprehension of Written Tasks

Comprehend simple but longer written and audio/video texts on an expanded range of familiar topics.

Writing Descriptive Prose and Narrative Events

Write descriptive prose and narrate events occuring in the past, present and future.

Formal and Vernacular Arabic

Demonstrate increasing ability to appropriately employ formal and vernacular Arabic.

Foundational Structures

Significantly increase control of foundational structures (verb conjugations, complex sentence types).

Language Learning and Communication Strategies

Employ expanded range of language learning and communication strategies (knowledge of root and pattern system, circumlocution).