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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARA 202 Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II

3 Credit(s) WC
Continuation of ATR 201 . Further expands students’ vocabulary base to permit reading of increasingly authentic texts from newspapers, journals, and other sources, including novels and short stories. Seeks to build a media vocabulary sufficient for students to grasp the gist of a newspaper article or news broadcast with minimal intervention of the dictionary. Includes graded newspaper readings from Middle Eastern dailies & taped material from Arabic broadcast television and radio. There will be further exploration of Arab and Islamic cultures as well.Three hours of class per week, supplemented by one hour in the Language Resource Center. Prerequisite: ARA201  or equivalent.