Arabic 4c Jordanian Society & Culture

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General Information

Prerequisite: Arabic 3b (or the equivalent)

Instructional Materials: Course packet prepared by Al-Mashriq

Contact Hours: 60

Suggested Credit Hours: 4

Course Description

This course employs a variety of written materials as well as class field trips and interview opportunities in order to give students a broad understanding of Arab (particularly Jordanian) society and culture. As always, course objectives focus on developing all four major language skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading & writing. Special attention is given to fluency and oral communication skills. All students will be required to write a 10-page paper (in Arabic) based on field research for their final project in the course.

The topics covered in this course will include but are not limited to the following:

All class discussions and activities are conducted entirely in Arabic.