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 semester 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.
Regular class attendance and participation, quizzes, mid-term and a final examination including an oral component.
Undergraduates concentrating in Arabic, or those who want to study Arabic for academic and research purposes.
M-F four hours per day during 10-week spring/summer term.