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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Spring 2007


Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41270 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
8:00 AM-9:00 AM
WEL 3.260
MEZ 1.102

Course Description

Additional hour(s) to be arranged. Continuation of ARA 506. Not open to native speakers of Arabic.This course in Modern Standard Arabic builds upon ARA 506. It assumes mastery of the Arabic alphabet, the writing system, the sound system, simple language constructions, elementary grammar and a vocabulary of approximately 300 words. You will study expanded grammar and complex sentence structures. You will master at least some verb patterns in all tenses, will have a basic knowledge of nominal structures, will expand your vocabulary to some 600 words and reach conversational skills at the low-intermediate level. You will be introduced to the use of an Arabic dictionary and will read and write passages that are about one-page in length. The course involves regular use of audio-visual materials in Arabic, all of them accessible on the Internet.

Grading Policy

They will be determined by individual instructors


Same textbooks used in ARA 506


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