Comprised of 22 countries stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Arabian Sea, the Arab world is vibrant, diverse and complex—a beautiful mosaic. A thread connecting this cosmopolitan landscape is Modern Standard Arabic, one of the most common written languages in the world. By learning Modern Standard Arabic, you can enrich your understanding of the Middle East, avail yourself of new career opportunities, and have fun taking on a new challenge. In this class, you will learn to write and read Arabic scripts. You will also learn about grammar, including gender, forming questions, subject pronouns, plural, possessive pronouns, present tense and demonstrative pronouns. Listening and writing activities includes topics like family, housework, school, and personal daily schedule.
Course Number: LAAR-40005
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)