Intermediate Arabic

Intermediate Arabic
Continuation of Arab 201.
ARAB
202
 Hours4.0 Credit, 5.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesArab 201 or equivalent experience.
 TaughtWinter, Summer
Course Outcomes

Speaking

Speak Colloquial Arabic at the ACTFL intermediate mid level. Show a developing ability to distinguish between Colloquial and Standard Arabic in word choice and pronunciation.

Reading

Read and understand simple written Standard Arabic texts at the ACTFL intermediate mid level. Show a developing ability to understand front page news articles on familiar topics.

Listening

Understand spoken conversations and dialogues in Standard and Colloquial Arabic at the ACTFL intermediate mid level.

Writing

Write short essays, journal entries and notes at the ACTFL intermediate low level.

Foundational Structures

Show a mastery of verb conjugations (including defective verbs), passive, and other basic structures, and a developing familiarity with advanced Arabic grammatical constructions like cognate accusative, false idaafa, tamyiiz, and haal. Demonstrate an ability to vowel simple texts accurately, and a developing ability to vowel more complicated texts.

Vocabulary Mastery

Demonstrate a mastery of basic Arabic vocabulary, both colloquial and standard (2500 words).