Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program
Intermediate Arabic I
Course Description:
A200/A600 Intermediate Arabic I is a continuation of A150/A550. It will focus on the mastery of grammar, including more complex structures, acquisition and expansion of vocabulary, and the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. These objectives are achieved through intensive oral/aural practice using audio and video materials. In addition to working on all language skills, special attention will be given to the morphology and syntax of Arabic. Classes will be conducted in Arabic as much as possible.

Required Texts:
Brustad, Kristen, Al-Batal, Mahmoud, and Al-Tonsi, Abbas. Al-kitaab fii Ta'allum Al-'Arabiyya (Books One and Two).

Recommended Dictionary:
Wehr, Hans. A Dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic, ed. Milton Cowan (any edition).