Intermediate Arabic II

IWP 943
2 credits 

This course is designed to help the students reach High Intermediate (ACTFL standards) level by the end of the semester.

In this course, the student will acquire the ability to speak about himself, his life, and his environment, to initiate and sustain conversation on daily-life topics with educated native speakers; the ability to read simple, authentic texts on familiar topics and understand the main ideas without using the dictionary; the ability to write simple notes and essays on familiar topics connected to daily life; the ability to comprehend and produce accurately the basic sentence structures of Arabic; Familiarity with the differences in sounds and basic structures between formal and spoken Arabic; A general understanding of aspects of Arab culture connected to everyday life, including culturally important expressions commonly used among friends acquaintances.

Principal Professor


   Hashem Mekki
Adjunct Language Professor {read more}