Asian Studies 130 - First Year Arabic I

First Year Arabic I

May George

MWF 01:45PM-03:00PM

Mount Holyoke College
Ciruti 209
This course introduces the basics of Modern Standard Arabic and one dialect. It begins with a study of the Arabic script and sounds using the Alif Baa textbook, and then students will use Al-Kitaab I, 3rd edition (chapters 1-5). Students will acquire vocabulary and usage for everyday interactions in Arabic. In addition to the traditional textbook exercises, students will write short paragraphs, and participate in role plays and conversations.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.