Arabic (ARAB)

ARAB 121. Basic Arabic I4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: Beginning course in Modern Standard Arabic that introduces sound and writing systems and certain morphological and syntactic features. Emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills.

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ARAB 122. Basic Arabic II4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 121, placement, or permission of instructor.

Description: Second course in Modern Standard Arabic with continuing emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and vocabulary acquisition.

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ARAB 123. Basic Arabic III4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 122, or permission of instructor, or placement.

Description: Third course in Modern Standard Arabic that continues emphasizing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills with advanced study of grammar.

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ARAB 200. Study Abroad1-15 Units

Description: Participation in a University of Louisville study abroad program or another program undertaken with prior approval of the Department. Credit is awarded with proof of successful completion.

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ARAB 201. Intermediate Arabic I3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 123, or equivalent.

Description: To develop communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Insight into Arabic language and culture.

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ARAB 202. Intermediate Arabic II3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 201, or equivalent.

Description: Continued work on communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Insight into Arabic language and culture.

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ARAB 300. Study Abroad1-15 Units

Description: Participation in a University of Louisville study abroad program or another program undertaken with prior approval of the Department. Credit is awarded with proof of successful completion.

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ARAB 321. Arabic Conversation: Communication in Cultural Content3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 201, or instructor consent.

Description: The goal of this class is to increase communicative proficiency in modern standard Arabic in a variety of situations through the use of everyday scenarios and functional vocabulary.

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ARAB 322. Advanced Writing Techniques in Modern Standard Arabic3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): ARAB 201, or instructor consent.

Description: The focus is on writing essays using transitional devices and complex sentence structure with a more advanced level of grammar and idiomatic expressions than intermediate ARAB 201.

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ARAB 323. Understanding Journalistic Arabic: Reading and Listening to Arab Media3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of ARAB 201, or instructor consent.

Description: This course is designed to increase written and aural proficiency with Journalistic Arabic. It is intended for those students who have completed ARAB 201 and have a strong command of basic structures and vocabulary in Modern Standard Arabic.

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