Feb 24, 2020
ARAB 121 - Elementary Arabic 5 Credits
A comprehensive beginning Arabic course, which includes instruction and practice in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The class will be conducted almost exclusively in Arabic.
Designed to Serve Transfer students who need to fulfill a language requirement; students interested in Arabic language and culture.
Active Date 2015-02-02
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Humanities Area I
- Arabic alphabet
- Pronunciation/sound systems
- Basic vocabulary:
- Common daily greetings/ introductions (formal/ informal)
- Arabic names/ family members
- Responding to simple questions
- Gender (masc/femn), noun, adjective phrases, plural forms (non-human plural)
- Subject pronoun-Define article
- Nominal sentences
- Asking questions
- Possessive pronouns, introduction to present tense, Introduction to Arabic cultures/ Arab World/ Arabic Dialects.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate ability to write, read and pronounce the Arabic alphabet.
Demonstrate ability to engage in simple conversations involving greetings/introduction of self and others.
Recognize basic geography of the ARAB World.
Students demonstrate an understanding of Arabic-speaking cultures and their relationship with English-speaking U.S. culture.
Students demonstrate awareness of the importance of effective communication in an increasingly global society.
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