Intermediate Arabic Bridge
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Languages
Department: Foreign Languages
Course Number: NARB 2011
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This intermediate course is aimed at those who have a Modern Standard Arabic background and who would like to gain fluency in the spoken dialects (Levantine, Egyptian), as well as students with knowledge of spoken Arabic, such as heritage speakers, who wish to become more familiar with formal Arabic. The goals of this course are to solidify understanding of the basic rules of Arabic grammar, to expand vocabulary , and to increase oral proficiency in a wide variety of topics and settings. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities are based on authentic reading and listening materials. Througout the course, students learn to bridge the gap between formal and spoken Arabic. Prerequisite: three semesters of Arabic or the equivalent.
Course Open to: Degree Students