Fall 2008

First-Year Arabic I

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as ARAB-01


Nahla A. Khalil (Section 01)


This year-long course introduces the basics of Modern Standard Arabic, also known as Classical Arabic. It begins with a coverage of the alphabet, vocabulary for everyday use, and essential communicative skills relating to real-life and task-oriented situations (queries about personal well-being, family, work, and telling the time). Students will concentrate on speaking and listening skills, as well as on learning the various forms of regular verbs, and on how to use an Arabic dictionary. Fall semester. Five College Fellow Khalil.