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ARAB 121 - Arabic I



5.0 Credits
Introduction to Arabic language and cultures. Understanding of the writing system, grammar, sounds, pronunciation of Arabic letters and culture through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Concurrent enrollment in ARAB 100 is required.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Distinguish and pronounce all Arabic sounds and write accurately from dictation. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Communicate messages, thoughts, opinions and points of view with clarity in the target language. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Read for comprehension and make use of analytical skills and critical thinking. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and grammar structures by writing short essays in target language. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Demonstrate general knowledge of the literature, traditions and institutions of the target language and culture. [ACT]
  6. Examine some of the differences between formal and spoken Arabic. [EXPLORE]
  7. Compare and contrast Arabic culture to your own culture. [EXPLORE]



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