Course Category: Arabic Conversation | Level 1 Course
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Course Code: ARA C1A
Instructor: Ustadha Fadia Ayoubi
Length: 1 term (15 weeks)
Course Dates: September 10 - December 17, 2018
Timings: Thursdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.
Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended for Arabic courses to achieve full benefit and required for conversation courses. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.
Offered: This course is offered in the Fall term of each year.
Students enrolling in the program must be women above the age of 17.
Course Description: The Conversation track utilizes the al-ʿArabiyya li-l-Nāshiʾīn curriculum, building speaking and conversation skills from the beginner up to the more advanced level through interactive classes which allow students to participate in real time. The curriculum covers everyday conversation topics and integrates listening, comprehension, and writing skills, gradually increasing vocabulary as students progress through the program. Recorded lessons included in the curriculum offer an alternative to traveling to Arabic-speaking countries to put listening and conversation skills into practice. In addition to these recorded lessons and the textbook, in-class practice allows students to apply these skills with the instructor and classmates.
In Level 1, students at the beginner
level progress in their use of the Arabic language and are able to partake in
simple conversations. Through the recorded lessons students begin to recognize
new vocabulary words and understand their meanings, increasing their personal
Placement: If you are unsure about your level, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a placement test. Once you have submitted and tests have been assessed, you will receive a recommendation for the appropriate course for your level.
Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments as assigned by the instructor, and review and sit for a midterm and a final exam.
Text: Al-ʿArabiyya li-l-Nāshiʾīn, Student Book 1.
Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.
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Registration Fees: Non-refundable, non-transferable
- $100.00 (not including
the cost of the course materials)
- $20.00 late
registration fee after September 5th (if seats are available)
- Auditing is not
available for the Arabic Program.
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