Course Description

Learn the basic communication skills in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), with an emphasis on conversation, along with some reading and writing. You will be introduced to the script and phonetic system of Arabic, the alphabet, as well as simple grammar and vocabulary. Become familiar with cultural aspects of the language and Arabic customs as you practice simple communication in various contexts. This course is designed for complete beginners.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and use greetings and farewells
  • Talk about dates and days of the week
  • Get and give phone numbers
  • Ask questions and give answers
  • Use polite expressions
  • Describe people and activities
  • Shopping and eating out  (ordering food)
  • Asking for an giving directions
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6:00PM to 8:00PM
Sep 28, 2022 to Nov 30, 2022
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Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $265.00
Reading List / Textbook

Materials will be provided in class.

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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