Course Descriptions

HCL 6/460 Modern Standard Arabic I - Credit Hours: 3

Semester normally offered: Fall

Course Description

An introductory course in Modern Standard Arabic, emphasizing colloquial speech. This course does not count toward M.A. degree credit.

Course Equivalencies

This course fills equivalencies in the following areas:  

  • Language - Arabic

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • begin to speak colloquial Palestinian Arabic regarding common daily activities;
  • listen and understand basic spoken Palestinian Arabic with reference to common activities;
  • conjugate and use 30 common verbal forms in the present simple and past tenses; and
  • recognize and write the letters of the Arabic alphabet.

Field Study