Arabic 201 - Second-Year Arabic I

Second-Year Arabic I

Ahmad Alswaid

M/W/F | 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Amherst College
Chapin Hall Room 205

This course expands the scope of the communicative approach, as new grammatical points are introduced (irregular verbs), and develops a greater vocabulary for lengthier conversations. Emphasis is placed on reading and writing short passages and personal notes. This second-year of Arabic completes the introductory grammatical foundation necessary for understanding standard forms of Arabic prose (classical and modern literature, newspapers, film, etc.) and making substantial use of the language.

Requisite: ARAB 102 or equivalent. Limited to 18 students. Fall semester. Five College Lecturer Alswaid.

How to handle overenrollment: Priority given to ASLC majors, then to class year (seniors first).

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Students are expected to make four presentations using technology like Google Slides, write four essays in the form of a story, argument, and analysis, and complete a final project in the form of a collage and present it in class, which will be a summary of the four chapters they learned. For this, students can use pictures and other creative tools.

Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.