Arabic Course Descriptions

Term:  

Spring Quarter

Dept Course No and Title Instructor
ARABIC (S20)1C  FUNDAMENTALSMANIAR, R.
Designed for students with little or no exposure to Arabic. Using real world texts, provides a firm foundation in the orthography, grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Modern Standard Arabic. Introduces students to Arab world cultures.

Prerequisite: ARABIC 1B or ARABIC S1AB. ARABIC 1B with a grade of C or better. ARABIC S1AB with a grade of C or better. Placement is also accepted.

Overlaps with ARABIC S1BC.
ARABIC (S20)10A  LANG MENTOR PROGRAMZISSOS, P.
The Humanities Language Learning Program’s (HLLP) Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program is designed both as a supplement to more formal language learning within the classroom and as a means for students not enrolled in language classes to maintain their language skills. Language mentors and mentees work together to enhance and develop each other’s language skills. Each language mentor is paired with one to three mentees. Mentor and mentee(s) meet for at least one hour each week and engage in various activities conducted in the target language. These activities may include (but are not limited to) conversations in the target language; watching a film, television show, or news program in the target language; cooking a meal or snack that is typical of the culture of the target language; attending an appropriate cultural event, museum exhibition, or performance; producing a creative work (including dance) that is appropriate to the target culture; presentation of specialized vocabulary by the mentor (e.g., medical vocabulary); listening to music of the target culture; going to an ethnic grocery store or restaurant, etc. All conversation revolving around these activities should be in the target language to the greatest degree possible. Both the mentor and the mentee(s) are required to keep a journal in which participants reflect upon the weekly activities. These journal entries are submitted online on a weekly basis. Submissions must be turned in online via Google Forms every Sunday by 11:59PM. Submission are required starting week 3 of winter quarter. A detailed outline of the quarter can be found below.
ARABIC (S20)10B  LANG MENTOR PROGRAMZISSOS, P.
The Humanities Language Learning Program’s (HLLP) Peer-to-Peer Language Mentor Program is designed both as a supplement to more formal language learning within the classroom and as a means for students not enrolled in language classes to maintain their language skills. Language mentors and mentees work together to enhance and develop each other’s language skills. Each language mentor is paired with one to three mentees. Mentor and mentee(s) meet for at least one hour each week and engage in various activities conducted in the target language. These activities may include (but are not limited to) conversations in the target language; watching a film, television show, or news program in the target language; cooking a meal or snack that is typical of the culture of the target language; attending an appropriate cultural event, museum exhibition, or performance; producing a creative work (including dance) that is appropriate to the target culture; presentation of specialized vocabulary by the mentor (e.g., medical vocabulary); listening to music of the target culture; going to an ethnic grocery store or restaurant, etc. All conversation revolving around these activities should be in the target language to the greatest degree possible. Both the mentor and the mentee(s) are required to keep a journal in which participants reflect upon the weekly activities. These journal entries are submitted online on a weekly basis. Submissions must be turned in online via Google Forms every Sunday by 11:59PM. Submission are required starting week 3 of winter quarter. A detailed outline of the quarter can be found below.