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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARA 102 Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II

3 Credit(s) WC
Continuation of ARA101. An introductory course in Arabic. Beginning skills are developed in the area of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. Assumes a basic familiarity with the Arabic language and uses a student-centered approach to complete the introduction of grammatical structures & sound patterns of Arabic, with attention to mastery of writing the Arabic script, proficiency in reading various scripts, pronunciation and listening comprehension at normal conversational speed. There will be significant discussion of Middle Eastern Islamic Culture as well. Three hours of class per week, supplemented by one hour of assigned work in the Language Resource Center. Prerequisite: ARA101  or equivalent.