Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program
Advanced Arabic I
Course Section Day Time Room Credits Instructor
A300 3674 TRF 0930am-1045am SY006 3 Cr. Istrabadi Z
A660 3683 TRF 0930am-1045am SY006 3 Cr. Istrabadi Z
Course Description:
Advanced Arabic is intended for students who are committed to mastering the Arabic language. It aims at providing students with a firm foundation in Arabic language and culture for students in both the Modern and Classical fields. It strives for a balanced approach to the full range of language skills: reading, writing, speaking and oral comprehension. Special attention is given to consolidating students’ mastery of syntax and morphology with a view to developing accuracy in reading, translation, expression and comprehension, and expanding vocabulary. The course combines modern materials on a range of subjects with an introduction to selected classical Arabic and Islamic texts.

Prerequisite:
Intermediate Arabic (A250/650) or Intensive Quranic Arabic (N182/N502) or through NELC placement test.

Requirements:
Attendance and participation; written and oral homework; written and oral quizzes; midterm and final examinations.

Department of Near Eastern Languages
102 Goodbody Hall, 1011 East 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN-47405-7005
email:nelcmesp@indiana.edu
Phone: 812-855-5993
http://www.indiana.edu/~nelcmesp