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Arabic Courses

E.g. 2019-2020

ARABLANG 1: First-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 1A.) One-year sequence designed to develop beginning proficiency, with additional emphasis is on reading and writing standard Arabic.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Arabic, Part I

Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test or consent of instructor.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 2: First-Year Arabic, Second Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 1B.) One-year sequence designed to develop beginning proficiency, with additional emphasis on reading and writing standard Arabic. nPrerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 1.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Arabic, Part II

Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, completion of ARABLANG 1A. This course fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 3: First-Year Arabic, Third Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 1C.) Continuation of ARABLANG 2. One-year sequence designed to develop beginning proficiency, with additional emphasis on reading and writing standard Arabic (<i>fusha</i>). Fulfills the University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 2.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 10: Arabic Calligraphy

(Formerly AMELANG 30). Arabic calligraphy stipulates no artistic skill for one to appreciate it and is the supreme art form of the Islamic world. Other Islamic arts (architecture, metal work, ceramics, glass, and textiles) draw on calligraphy as their principal source of embellishment. Interactive lecture-workshop sketches its development and illustrates the forms of Arabic calligraphy in use today. Prerequisite: KNOWLEDGE OF ARABIC WRITING AND READING IS REQUIRED. May be repeat for credit

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 21: Second-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 11A.) One-year sequence designed to develop intermediate proficiency, with additional emphasis on functional applications and reading and writing standard Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 3.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 21A: Accelerated Second-Year Arabic, Part I

Completes second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 2A.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 22: Second-Year Arabic, Second Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 11B.) Continuation of ARABLANG 21. One-year sequence designed to develop intermediate proficiency, with additional emphasis on functional applications and reading and writing standard Arabic. Prerequisite:Placement Test, ARABLANG 21.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 22A: Accelerated second-Year Arabic, Part II

Completes Second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 22A.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 23: Second-Year Arabic, Third Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 11C.) Continuation of ARABLANG 22. One-year sequence designed to develop intermediate proficiency, with additional emphasis on functional applications and reading and writing standard Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 22.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 24: Arabic Skills Workshop

Emphasis on the necessary Arabic skills (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) needed by students to use Arabic at the Advanced level. The course is designed to deal with more complex texts and selected authentic audio materials of different styles and genres. Prerequisite: three years of Arabic or instructor's permission. This course is repeatable

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 125A: Colloquial Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 25A.) Sources include authentic videotaped conversations with native speakers, conversations, and texts of these conversations to enhance comprehension and improve aural skills. Prerequisite: 2 years of Arabic. May be repeated for credit.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 127: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation

Students develop communication skills (listening and speaking) in Arabic while discussing real-life issues, current events, and cultural topics. Pronunciation, vocabulary development, and group discussion skills are stressed. May be taken concurrently with other Arabic courses. Prerequisite: Completion of First-Year Arabic.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 131: Third-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 21A.) Continuation of ARABLANG 23. One-year sequence designed to develop advanced proficiency with emphasis on complex and compound sentences through use of literary works, media Arabic, the Internet, and cultural productions. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 23.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 132: Third-Year Arabic, Second Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 21B.) Continuation of ARABLANG 131. One-year sequence designed to develop advanced proficiency with emphasis on complex and compound sentences through use of literary works, media Arabic, the Internet, and cultural productions. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARAB;AMG 131.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 133: Third-Year Arabic, Third Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 21C.) Continuation of ARABLANG 132. One-year sequence designed to develop advanced proficiency with emphasis on complex and compound sentences through use of literary works, media Arabic, the Internet, and cultural productions. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 132.

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 297: Directed Reading

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Arabic Conversation

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

2018-2019
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ARABLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Arabic

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Restricted to Grad students

2018-2019
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