Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | N555 Multimedia Arabic (3cr)
N555 | 3031 | Al-Ani


N255/N555 Multimedia Arabic (3cr/3cr)
Time and Day:  2:30p-3:45p MW
Place:  BH316
Section: 3024/3031
Prof. Salman H. Al-Ani

Prerequisite:
A250/A650 (or consent of instructor)

This course is intended to provide training in the idiom of modern literary Arabic found in print
and nonprint media Arabic.  The textbook Media Arabic as well as materials selected from
leading newspapers and magazines from the Arab World will be used.  Also, materials will be
selected from video tapes, television newscasts, documentaries and a variety of other current
cultural and educational topics.  Students will also be trained in using Arabic bilingual computer
software to write their assignments.

Required textbooks:

Ashtiany, Julia.  Media Arabic
Wehr, Hans.  Arabic-English Dictionary
Baalbaki, Munir.  Al-Mawrid:  A Modern English-Arabic Dictionary