Arabic 202 is a 5-credit course offered in the winter semester.
By the end of Arabic 202, you will be able to:
● Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a wide range of Arabic vocabulary and the appropriate
use of various linguistic structures and cultural expressions in a given context
● Understand and engage in spoken discourse of medium complexity on specialized topics, including
current events, matters of public/community interest, and certain aspects of lived culture
● Describe people, events, and experiences in spoken and written formats using practiced material
● Write simple paragraphs about events and experiences in various time frames.
● Participate in conversations on familiar topics using sentences and series of sentences with ease and
● Talk in an organized way and with some detail about events and experiences in various time frames
● Handle short social interactions in everyday situations by asking and answering a variety of questions
● Identify the main idea and supporting ideas in a text
● Demonstrate knowledge of fundamentals of Arabic morphology (i.e., verb conjugation, noun
declension, word derivation, and memorization of the ten verb forms)
● Identify similarities and differences in the diverse experiences of Arabic-speaking groups, including
immigrants and indigenous groups