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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ARBC-111 Beginning Standard Arabic

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG 030   (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP 110   with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG 016   or ACLT 074   with a minimum grade of 3.0.
Study of standard Arabic concentrating on various dialects. Emphasis on life and culture in the Arab world with study of basic Arabic scripts. Includes oral and written practice.

Course Outcomes
  • Pronounce words correctly in the target language with proper intonation and inflection.
  •  Ask and answer questions to acquire or give information using the interrogatives: what, when, where, why, how much, who, etc. in the target language
  • Build/Construct simple sentences in the target language.
  • Conjugate verbs in the present tense to communicate activities currently going on and/or habitual actions in the target language.
  • Use numbers 0 to 100 correctly and in real-world scenarios in the target language.
  • Demonstrate understanding of short sentence-length utterances in the target language on a number of topics
  • Tell about oneself and one’s family in the target language and compare the concept of family in their own culture to that of the target culture.
  • Tell time and describe at what time an event place in the target language.
  • Express likes, dislikes and preferences in relationship to activities and objects in the target language.
  • Distinguish and use appropriately the formal and informal speech in the target language.
  • Identify cultural differences in daily activities and social intercourse in the target language.