Arabic

College of Arts & Sciences

The Geddes Language Center includes a language laboratory equipped with specialized software and hardware, multimedia classrooms, two video viewing rooms, audio and video studios, and extensive digital media production and processing facilities. The center is located on the fifth floor at 685 Commonwealth Avenue. Orientation to Language Center operations and procedures is given during the first week of classes. For hours and additional information, see the Geddes website.

Elementary Modern Arabic 1

CAS LY 111

Advances proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic to the Beginner Mid level. Expands vocabulary repertoire. Students practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing using engaging materials and real-life communicative activities. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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Elementary Modern Arabic 2

CAS LY 112

Prereq: (CAS LY 111). Advances proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic to the Beginner High level. Expands vocabulary repertoire. Students practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing using engaging materials and real-life communicative activities. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 1-August 8)

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War in Arab Literature and Film

CAS LY 284

Studies how Arab writers and filmmakers depict the wars that have shaped the region (1948, 1967, Lebanese Civil, Iran-Iraq, Iraq, Syria, "war on terror"). Also considers writers from the "other side" of those wars (Israeli, Iranian, American, etc.). Readings in English. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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