Modern Standard Arabic I, Fall 2012

Sep 08, 2012-Dec 01, 2012

Teachers: Iman Meiki

This elementary course in Modern Standard Arabic introduces students to the Arabic alphabet and sounds, and will focus on the skills of reading, writing, listening, and pronunciation.     

Students will be engaged in basic conversation and the use of Arabic expressions and greetings, taught through handouts and recorded dialogues.

Textbook: Brustad, K. et al., Alif Baa, with Multimedia, Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Georgetown University Press (Third Edition).

Textbooks available on and at some university bookstores.

Tuition & Schedule:
$500 (for Alwan member discounts, see here)
Saturdays, 11:00am - 12:50pm
September 8 - December 1 (12 sessions, no class for Thanksgiving weekend 11/24) 



Please email to request registration instructions and forms.

Payment must be received in full before the first class session. We cannot accommodate students who wish to sit in on a class before deciding to enroll. However, the Language Coordinator, Iman Meiki, is available to answer any questions about course content and materials, and student placement:
If you drop the class after the first session, you will be reimbursed 75% of the fees. No reimbursements will be made after attending the second class.
Late Registration
Late registration decisions are made on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Language Coordinator. Students allowed to join the class after the first meeting will be charged the full tuition.

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