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Spring 2021 Middle East GU4214 section 001
FOURTH YEAR CLASSICAL ARABIC I

Call Number 11612
Day & Time
Location
MW 12:10pm-2:00pm
ONLINE ONLY
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Taoufik Ben-Amor
Type LANGUAGE
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description Through reading excerpts from thirteen essential works, starting with Jabarti's history of the French Campaign in Egypt to a chapter from al-Qur'an, students will be able to increase their fluency and accuracy in Arabic while working on reading text and being exposed to the main themes in Classical Arabic literature, acquire a sense of literary style over a period of fourteen centuries as well as literary analytical terminology and concepts. The texts are selections from essential works that the students will read in detail, write critical pieces, engage in discussion and have assignments which will expand their vocabulary, manipulation of advanced grammar concepts, and employing stylistic devices in their writing. This course will enable students to start doing research in classical Arabic sources and complements MESAAS's graduate seminar Readings in Classical Arabic. The course works with all four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing). Arabic is the language of instruction. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 1 student (12 max) as of 9:00PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GU4214
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $10 Arabic Materials F
Fee $15 Language Resource
Section key 20211MDES4214W001

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