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ARAB 123 - 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.

Pre-requisite(s) ARAB 121 with min 1.5

Designed to Serve Transfer students who need to fulfill a language requirement; students needing Humanities distribution credits; students interested in languages interested in languages and cultures.
Active Date 2011-08-08

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Humanities Area I
Course Outline
– Pronunciation – Vocabulary – Time – Ordinals numbers – Arabic Dictionary – Grammar: *Root and pattern *Negation (use of Laysa) *Object pronouns *The superlative *Future tense (negation) *Quantifiers *Subject-verb agreement *Dual Form – The culture and diversity of Arabic cultures.

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate ability to sustain conversations based on familiar topics covered in class.

Demonstrate ability to understand and analyze more complex sentence structure; recognize and use verbs in major tenses.

Students demonstrate ability to read and write in Arabic.

Students demonstrate an understanding of Arab-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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