AAPTIS 205 - Intensive Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I and II
Section: 201
Term: SU 2012
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AAPTIS 201 or 202.
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
AAPTIS 102 with at least a C.
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAPTIS 102 or 103. Recommended for Arabic concentrators and those who need Arabic for academic and research purposes.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

These intensive courses meet the needs of students who want to cover the equivalence of one year of Arabic by intensive study during spring/summer terms,

AAPTIS 205 is a 10-credit intensive course equivalent in content, objectives, requirements and credits to the non-intensive two term sequence AAPTIS 201-202. It continues the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through texts, and practice, focusing on the newly introduced vocabulary and grammatical structures. Use of Arabic is emphasized throughout the course. The goals for students who successfully complete this course are as follows: participate in simple conversations with educated Arabs about personal accommodation needs; elicit and supply biographical information and provide short description of people, places, and things; read, comprehend and translate short printed passages including news items, simple narratives and descriptions; and write notes and short personal letters to friends as well as short descriptions.

Course Requirements:

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

Intended Audience:

This class is for students who have successfully completed AAPTIS 101 and 102, Al-Kitab track. In this course students will cover Al-Kitab One, Lessons 15-20 and Al-Kitab Two, Lessons 1-4.

Class Format:

Monday through Friday, four hours per day for 10-weeks during the summer term.

AAPTIS 205 - Intensive Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I and II
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
MTuWThF 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: This is a ten week class that meets June 6- August 15. Because this is a ten credit course, students will need to contact cinq@umich.edu for an override.
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