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ARAB 123 Arabic III • 5 Cr.

Description:

Continues ARAB 121. Recommended: ARAB 122, two years of High School or permission of instructor.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

    • Correctly use advanced Arabic grammar and words (gerund and verbal sentences, irregular verbs, conditional tense, verbal nouns, and the imperative)
    • Comprehend and actively participate in complex conversations about daily life situations and basic intellectual topics (religion, politics, culture, etc.)
    • Read Arabic material of limited complexity and carry out written transactions and simple correspondence connected to daily life; write notes, short letters, journals and compositions describing an event or personal experience
    • Correctly use more complex forms and grammatical structures of Modern Standard Arabic, including the imperative mood
    • Read and comprehend text without the diacritical marks using Kana and its sisters and Inna and its sisters to navigate the text
    • Correctly use the passive voice, negating verbs in both the present and the past tense, and negating nouns
    • Use the Arabic dictionary and explain how it differs from the English one
    • Identify basic cultural information introduced in theme-specific vocabulary, photographs, and authentic video material centered on the Arabic-speaking world as well as explain, in English, culturally-embedded ways of thinking, behaving and seeing the world expressed in the Arabic-speaking world, and how these new insights inform your perspective on your own culture
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    Bellevue College
    3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
    Work: (425) 564-1000