Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | Conversational Arabic I
N223 | 3283 | Al-Ani

Course Meets: 2:30 - 3:45  MW   BH 235

This is a course in spoken Arabic.  If you want to speak Arabic or improve your knowledge of spoken Arabic
then this course is designed for you.  The varieties of Arabic on which the course will focus are
Jordanian/Palestinian, commonly known as Levantine Arabic.  Some aspects that will be emphasized are
greetings, asking about and giving directions, eating out, travel, getting acquainted, geography of the Middle
East, systems of government, and a variety of cultural themes pertaining to the Middle East.  Also Arabic
computer software will be utilized along with the SCOLA program.

Required texts:
Ryding, Karim. Formal Spoken Arabic.