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

Summer 2005

ARA F412K • Second-Year Arabic I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
86425 MTWThF
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
ESB 133
Mohammad

Course Description

The course, which builds upon ARA 506 and 507, enhances the students reading, conversation and comprehension skills, while expanding their vocabulary and knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic grammar. Emphasis is placed on oral discourse and individual/group communicative skills, and audio-visual materials are used to supplement instruction. Students are provided with practice in the use of an Arabic dictionary, and, toward the end of the course, are expected to read selections in simplified Arabic, which include newspaper articles, poetry and prose.

Grading Policy

1. Homework Assignments (20%): 2. Quizzes (20%) 3. Tests (30%): 4. Conversation (25%): 5. Oral presentation (5%):

Texts

1) Al-Kitaab fii Taallum al-Arabiyya, Part 1. 2) Recommended: Hans Wehr Dictionary. 3) Online materials at http://www.arabicclass.com [password: arabic2003] 4) Also supplementary listening materials can be found at the following site http://langqtss.library.emory.edu/arabic_listening/page2.htm

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