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Arabic I
ARABIC I
CLASS CODE: ARAB 101H CREDITS:  4 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: HONORS PROGRAM
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Beginning Arabic. Introduction to the Arabic alphabet and grammar, plus extensive discussions of the culture.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Required texts include:

1. Alif Baa Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds.

2. Al-Kitaab fii Taalum al-ArabiyyaA Textbook for Beginning Arabic Part One.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The students will learn to write and pronounce the Arabic alphabet as they learn greetings and classroom vocabulary. From video examples of native speakers they will learn to form present tense sentences to talk about family and studies. They will learn to ask simple questions.
REQUIREMENTS: A final grade will be given based on the completion f and quality of the following:

Daily assignments
Four quizzes
Mid-term exam
Cumulaitve Final exam
PREREQUISITES: You must have a 3.5 or higher accumulative GPA to take an Honors course.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002