ARABIC 401 - Advanced Arabic I
Summer 2020, Section 201
Instruction Mode: Section 201 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Arabic Studies (ARABIC)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies


Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
ARABIC 202 (AAPTIS 202), ARABIC 203 (AAPTIS 205) completed with a minimum grade of C- or better.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ARABIC 202 (AAPTIS 202), ARABIC 203 (AAPTIS 205) or assignment to ARABIC 401 by placement test.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:


ARABIC 401 is the first of a two semester sequence of Advanced level Arabic. Students will learn to understand, speak, read, and write Arabic at the Advanced Low level in addition to gaining further understanding of cultural aspects of language use.

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 an 8-week Spring/Summer term. This course will meet June 4-June 29, 2018.


ARABIC 401 - Advanced Arabic I
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
MTuWThF 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: This course will meet June 1 - June 26. There is an application process. UM students taking this course for college-credit should email with a statement containing the student's full name, uniqname, ID number, language background (if any), and a brief explanation of what course s/he wishes to take and why. Students taking this course as program fee (not for credit) should visit the SLI website for the application: NOTE: This is an intensive language course taught in a half term. If you plan to take additional courses, please discuss with the instructor.

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