Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Kirsten Beck

Ph.D. in Arabic Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. Candidate



Arabic Literature (Modern and Classical), Mental Health Issues


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41105 • Fall 2012
Meets MWF 100pm-200pm MEZ 2.102

This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.


Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.


To be provided by instructor. 

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