AAPTIS 403 - Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
15
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAPTIS 202 or equivalent.
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course seeks to provide learners with training in speaking, reading, and writing based on selected readings taken from various genres of modern prose fiction and non-fiction as well as Arabic newspapers and magazines. In an attempt to bolster the listening component, and to provide a background of current affairs, this class will also include an Internet news audio component. Use of Arabic is emphasized throughout the whole course based on communicative approaches to learning. Course grade is based on class attendance and participation, written assignments, weekly quizzes and tests, and a final exam.

Textbooks:

  1. Al- Kitab, fi Tacallum al-Carabiyya A Textbook for Arabic, Part Two Second Edition (AK) by Brustad et al., lessons 4-7.
  2. Business Arabic (Intermediate Level) Language, Culture, & Communication (AC) by Raji Rammuny, and multimedia component. Lessons 11-15 will be covered. Before class, please do the lessons at the Language Resource Center, located in the Modern Languages Building. The program is located in the main area on the second floor.
  3. The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, (Arabic- English Dictionary), Edited by J.M Cowan. (Books and the dictionaries are available at bookstores)
  4. CTools (https://ctools.umich.edu/ portal): Please check the site regularly for announcements, assignments and/or additional materials.

AAPTIS 403 - Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
11260
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (REC)
P
30546
Open
3
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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