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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARA 302 Advanced Arabic II

3 Credit(s)
A continuation of Advanced Arabic I (ARA 301), this course is designed to help students attain intermediate-level proficiency in Arabic by strengthening their language skills in Modern Standard Arabic. The course will focus on reinforcement of all four language skills: understanding, speaking, reading and writing. Students will expand their repertoire of vocabulary, as well as refine their knowledge of sentence construction, Arabic verb conjugation, and advanced grammar. There will be regular classroom speaking activities, such as dialogues, conversation, and oral presentations. Students will explore a variety of topics related to cultures of the Arabic-speaking world, and will include the study of materials from the contemporary Arabic media, such as Arabic newspapers, television programs, and movies. In addition, students will be introduced to classical Arabic literature and poetry. Prerequisite:   or equivalent background in Arabic.