Elementary Arabic II
This course is a continuation of ARAB 031 (Beginner Arabic). This is a synchronous class that is designed for students who have had some exposure to Arabic through an academic institution, through living for a period of time in an Arab country, through private tutoring in the language, or by completing Arabic 031. It will be offered using animation and several virtual modes of discussion. This course involves full interaction between students and the instructor, creating a real class setting specifically by utilizing chat rooms and/or text based virtual reality environments through Adobe Acrobat and other applications. The speaking and writing assignments are more varied and more demanding than the assignments for Arabic 031. Text books: 1) Al-Kitaab fii Taʿallum al-ʿArabiyya : A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part I, Third Edition, by Brustad, Al-Batal & Al-Tonsi, Georgetown University Press, 2011.
2) The Hans-Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, Spoken Languages Services.