01:013:341 Advanced Arabic II, Spring 2017
Course Offered: Spring 2017
This course is the second part of advanced Modern Standard Arabic. Through the combination of proficiency based interactive classroom activities, homework readings and assignments and group work used in Advanced Arabic I, you will continue in this course to consolidate your advanced level of fluency with continued equal emphasis on all language skills including reading, comprehension, writing and speaking. in order to bring you to a near-native competency in listening and reading comprehension, you will continue to be exposed to the authentic texts with moderate complexity from the media and modern Arabic literature to complement the textbook material. Bi-weekly oral presentations, group discussion and writings dealing with the various topics that will be presented in class, will continue to help you not only in practicing old and newly acquired grammar and vocabulary items and consolidating your oral and writing skills, they will also continue to be an ultimate means to guide you to a deeper understanding and assimilation of more complex cultural features of the Arabic speaking region.