Arabic Language, Intermediate, Part I (NCAA Approved)
- Grade 7+
In this intermediate-level Arabic-language course, you’ll enhance your listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills while becoming more proficient and fluent. You’ll continue to grow your grammar knowledge and vocabulary while learning to distinguish differences between standard and spoken Arabic, analyzing and translating passages and conversations, including common words and phrases in certain dialects. Through virtual tours, you’ll grow your understanding of Arab countries and their history, cultures, traditions, and food. During virtual class meetings, your instructor will guide you through lessons, discussions, and other resources designed to enhance your learning. You will also participate in one-on-one virtual meetings with your instructor and teaching assistant.
Meeting times: Monday, Wednesday – 8-9 p.m. ET
Time Commitment: 4 - 5.75 hours per week (2 hours class time, 0.75 hours optional meeting, 2-3 hours independent work).
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Testing and Prerequisites
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Course PrerequisitesArabic Language, Intermediate, Part I (NCAA Approved) requires:
Cost and Financial Aid
- Nonrefundable Application Fee - $15 (Waived for financial aid applicants)
- Nonrefundable International Fee - $20 (outside US only)
Financial Aid is available
We are committed to serving all talented youth regardless of financial circumstances. Financial assistance is available based on need.
Please acquire all course materials by the course start date. If you have questions about these materials or difficulty locating them, please contact email@example.com.
Book Title: Ahlan Wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners Third or Second Edition. Third Edition preferred.
Author: Mahdi Alosh, Allen Clark
Third Edition ISBN: 9780300233711
- Headset with microphone
Earning School Credit
Recommended school credit: One half of an academic yearLearn More
This course requires a computer with high-speed Internet access and an up-to-date web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. You must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.
This course uses a virtual classroom for instructor-student communication. The classroom works on standard computers with the Zoom desktop client, and on tablets or handhelds that support the Zoom Mobile app. Recorded meetings can only be viewed on a computer with the Zoom desktop client installed. The Zoom desktop client and Zoom Mobile App are both free to download.
Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but some assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
This course uses Respondus LockDown Browser proctoring software for designated assessments. LockDown Browser is a client application that is installed to a local computer. Visit the Respondus website for system requirements.
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