ARA 101. Modern Arabic I. 4 Credit Hours.
Modern Arabic I is a practical, beginning course in speaking and understanding modern Arabic. It is designed for persons who want to learn Arabic, who want to travel to an Arabic-speaking country, or for those who have previous limited experience in Arabic. Attention is given to proper pronunciation, to practicing the words and basic structures most frequently used in daily conversation, and to learning the social conventions and Arabic culture necessary for interpersonal communication with native speakers of contemporary Arabic.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.