AAPTIS 218 - Colloquial Levantine Arabic II
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
3
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AAPTIS 418 or 518.
Enforced Prerequisites:
AAPTIS 217.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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AAPTIS 218 is a continuation of AAPTIS 217. The course introduces students to Levantine spoken Arabic, with particular emphasis on the Syrian dialect of Damascus. The course concentrates primarily on the development of speaking and listening skills. By the end of this course, students are expected to be able to communicate effectively in a set range of daily contexts, such as sharing personal information, giving and receiving directions, and ordering at restaurants. Course activities will include working on exercises and drills from the assigned textbook, preparing and performing oral skits and interviews, translating from and into colloquial Levantine Arabic, and periodically listening to Arabic music and watching excerpts from TV shows.

Course Requirements: Mandatory attendance, Participation, Assignments and quizzes, Oral skits and Oral interviews.

Class Format: Communicative, meets 3 hours per week.

AAPTIS 218 - Colloquial Levantine Arabic II
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27555
Open
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: MEETS W/AAPTIS 518.001
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