Arabic

Intensive Elementary Arabic 10

The Intensive Elementary Arabic is an eight-week course intended to teach skills in oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic. Using up-to-date language teaching and proficiency-oriented methodologies, the course also covers the basics of Arabic morphology, syntax, and grammar. While the course's vocabulary is designed to serve the needs of daily conversation in any part of the Arab world, its simultaneous attention to the rules of morphology, syntax, and grammar serves the needs of the prospective scholar.  

Intermediate Arabic 30

The Intensive Intermediate Arabic is an eight-week course that will strengthen skills in oral comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in Modern Standard Arabic. Students will engage with authentic listening and reading materials, learn to speak in detail about a number of topics, learn to offer and support opinions both orally and in writing, utilize important Arabic expressions, deepen their knowledge of Arabic grammar and its rich morphological system, and become familiar with important features of Arab culture. 

Arabic 103 - Media Arabic

This course aims to strengthen the student’s skills in aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing in Arabic Media. Students will engage with authentic materials like newspapers, magazines, and internet news sites, which will provide them with a deeper understanding of the linguistic properties of Arabic media output, as well as insight into sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis, and translation issues. The course will include enrichment activities. Moreover, there will be a group of tasks assigned that will open the door for students to practice what they learned in a meaningful context. Students will also learn about vocality and the way news anchors and media professionals speak Arabic.