Elementary Arabic 101 introduces basic written and spoken Arabic to students who have had little or no previous knowledge of the language. The main focus of the course is to help students master the Arabic alphabet in written form and orally. The students will write simple sentences, understand selected principles of basic grammar, and will be introduced to the classical Arabic of the Qur'an as well as to a modern spoken dialect. Students will learn aspects of Arab culture.
Fulfills American/Global Diversity requirement.