ARA 101 Beginning Arabic, Part 1

ARA 101 is intended for students with no previous Arabic study or students with previous study who choose to start at the beginning. Students learn the alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar. This course aims to build a foundation of speaking, listening, reading, and writing abilities, as well as knowledge of Arabic culture. Students will have access to cutting-edge language resources (including vocabulary and scenarios) relevant to corporate and strategic security professions, providing students with added vocabulary and practice in using the language in current or future career fields. This course teaches Modern Standard Arabic using the written script.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Examine the Arabic-language culture

Read basic Arabic letters

Listen to simple and complex Arabic speaking, grasping tone and pacing

Become comfortable with traditional script and transliterated writing

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