AAPTIS 217 - Colloquial Levantine Arabic I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish, and Islamic Studies (AAPTIS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in AAPTIS 417 or 517.
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
May not be repeated for credit.
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AAPTIS 217-218 is intended for undergraduate students who plan to travel or to work in the Levant and those who need Arabic for immediate oral use. It provides oral and communicative practice based on situational dialogues as used by native speakers in Jerusalem, Beirut, Damascus and Amman. In the beginning, the basic principles of pronunciation, grammar, and functional vocabulary are emphasized through oral and pattern practice drills. Towards the end of the course emphasis shifts to practical use of the dialect based on expanded vocabulary and situational dialogues containing cultural and idiomatic content than the first lessons. The course is accompanied by tape recordings of the pronunciation drills, the situational dialogues, the vocabulary, the conversations and the listening comprehension passages.

Intended audience: Undergraduate students

Course Requirements: Attendance and participation, daily written assignments, quizzes, midterm and final exam.

Class Format: This course will be taught in a recitation format, meets 3 hours per week, and may be taught by a GSI.

AAPTIS 217 - Colloquial Levantine Arabic I
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001 (REC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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