Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ARB 101 - Elementary Arabic I

Course Description

This course introduces students to Arabic alphabets, articulation of sounds, basic grammar, reading and writing. Vocabulary words for cultural and social settings are introduced. Listening and speaking are emphasized in class and laboratory settings.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Learn Arabic alphabets, sounds and articulation
Recognize one-way and two-way connector letters
Sound and write accurately long and short vowels
Identify the Arabic marking system for long and short vowels
Develop basic vocabulary, reading and comprehension
Apply basic grammatical structure in writing
Understand social manners and behavior in Arabic culture

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3