Asian and Near Eastern Languages
 

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
 ProgramsContaining ARAB 202
Course Outcomes: 

Speaking

Speak Arabic at the ACTFL Intermediate Mid level. Show a developing ability to distinguish between vernacular and formal Arabic in word choice and pronunciation and emerging ability in aspects of Advanced-level speaking.

Reading

Read and understand simple written Arabic texts at the ACTFL Intermediate Mid level. Show developing ability in aspects of Advanced-level reading, such as understanding front-page news articles on familiar topics.

Listening

Understand spoken conversations, monologues, and media in vernacular and formal Arabic at the ACTFL Intermediate Mid level, demonstrating emerging ability in aspects of Advanced-level listening.

Writing

Write short essays, journal entries and notes at the ACTFL Intermediate Mid level, demonstrating emerging ability in aspects of Advanced-level writing.

Foundational Structures

Demonstrate mastery of verb conjugations (including passive) and other basic structures, as well as a developing familiarity with some high frequency constructions typically used in more formal registers. Demonstrate 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 vernacular and formal (approximately 2500 words).