Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ARB 102 - Elementary Arabic II

Course Description

This course is to help students become more proficient in the four skills of Modern Standard Arabic: writing, reading, listening and speaking.

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

Learn and write the Arabic Alphabets and marking system
Read and pronounce the Arabic sounds correctly
Take dictation and apply critical auditory and recognition skills for short and long vowels
Write short sentences and paragraphs using basic grammatical structure
Translate simple paragraphs and sentences from Arabic to English and English to Arabic
Converse about oneself, family and other social/cultural settings using vocabulary and grammar accurately
Develop awareness and understanding of the cultural, social, religious, political and geographical diversity of the Arab world

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: ARB 101