AAPTIS 103 - Intensive Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I and II
Section: 201
Term: SU 2009
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted for students enrolled in or having completed AAPTIS 101-102.
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Recommended for undergraduates concentrating in Arabic and those who need Arabic for academic and research purposes.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This intensive course meets the needs of students who want to cover the equivalence of one year by studying Arabic intensively during the spring/summer terms. AAPTIS 103 is a 10-credit intensive course equivalent in content, objectives, requirements and credits to the non-intensive two semester sequence AAPTIS 101-102. It provides an accelerated introduction to the phonology and script of modern standard Arabic and its basic vocabulary and fundamental structures. Emphasis is placed on developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through simple short dialogues, texts, interactive communicative activities, and grammatical explanations supported by drill practice.

Intended audience: Undergraduates concentrating in Arabic and those who want to study Arabic for academic and research purposes.

Course Requirements: Regular class attendance and participation, quizzes, mid-term and a final examination including an oral component.

Class Format: M-F four hours per day during the 10-week spring/summer term.

AAPTIS 103 - Intensive Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I and II
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201 (REC)
MTuWThF 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: This is a ten week class, beginning June 1st and ending August 7th. Because this is a ten credit course, students will need to contact cinq@umich.edu for an override.
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