Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

ARA 130D • Arabic Across Disciplines

41220
Meets F 9:00AM-10:00AM CAL 422
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Students read and discuss Arabic language materials related to the subject matter of another designated course.     


ARA 130D • Arabic Across Disciplines

41215
Meets W 9:00AM-10:00AM CAL 422
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Students read and discuss Arabic language materials related to the subject matter of another designated course.     


ARA 130D • Arabic Across Disciplines

41210
Meets M 9:00AM-10:00AM CAL 422
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Students read and discuss Arabic language materials related to the subject matter of another designated course.     


ARA 360L • Ideologies Of Spoken Arabic

41240 • Brustad, Kristen
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM MEZ 2.102
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This course leads students to critique discourses on formal and spoken Arabic, Fusha and Ammiyya.  We will begin with a review of the history of this discourse, reading texts from the early Abbasid period, and continue up to the present. We will examine ideologies of Standardization, Arabic in Danger, the Age of Decline, and the Nahda.  We will finish by asking what the relationship of discourses on Arabic is to current political events.

 

Texts: Selections from:

  • Ma'ani al-Qur'an by al-Farra
  • Bayan wa Tabyin al-Jahiz
  • Nawadir al-lughawiyyin wa al-Nuhaat
  • Letters written by Farhat, Sharif Mecca, Butrus al-Bustani
  • Articles on Arabic exams from Arabic newspapers
  • TV programs: Himayat al-lugha al-Arabiyya, interview with Adonis

 

Grading:

  • Preparation and participation:35%
  • Weekly blog writing: 25%
  • Two oral presentations: 20%
  • Final paper: 20%

ARA 531K • Intensive Arabic V

41225 • Housen, Ghada
Meets MF 9:00AM-10:00AM MEZ 1.202
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This course is the fifth semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part Two with DVDs 

Grading

To be provided by instructor.


ARA 531K • Intensive Arabic V

41230 • Housen, Ghada
Meets MF 12:00PM-1:00PM MEZ 2.118
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This course is the fifth semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part Two with DVDs 

Grading

To be provided by instructor.


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41150
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM CAL 422
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41165
Meets MWF 2:00PM-3:00PM MEZ 2.122
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41170
Meets MWF 3:00PM-4:00PM MEZ 2.122
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41180
Meets MWF 4:00PM-5:00PM MEZ 2.122
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41145
Meets MWF 9:00AM-10:00AM MEZ 1.118
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41155
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM MEZ 1.102
(also listed as ARA 381H)
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41160 • Mohammad, Mohammad
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM MEZ 1.102
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This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 601C • Intensive Arabic I

41175
Meets MWF 3:00PM-4:00PM PAR 103
(also listed as ARA 381H)
show description

This course is the first semester of intensive Arabic language instruction. Not open to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic and students who have studied Arabic before must contact the language placement coordinator for a placement test before beginning this course.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Alif Baa:  Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds 3rd edition

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya: Part One with DVDs 3rd edition

alkitaabtextbook.com student access key 

Available at Austin TXbooks (Beat the Bookstore) at 2116 Guadalupe St.

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 621K • Intensive Arabic III

41195
Meets MWF 2:00PM-3:00PM MEZ 1.216
(also listed as ARA 381K)
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This course is the third semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part One with DVDs

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 621K • Intensive Arabic III

41185 • Al-Shalchi, Olla
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM MEZ 1.216
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This course is the third semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part One with DVDs

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 621K • Intensive Arabic III

41190 • Al-Shalchi, Olla
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM MEZ 1.122
show description

This course is the third semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part One with DVDs

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 


ARA 621K • Intensive Arabic III

41201
Meets MWF 2:00PM-3:00PM CAL 422
(also listed as ARA 381K)
show description

This course is the third semester of intensive Arabic language instruction and is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Texts

Brustad, Al-Batal, Al-Tonsi:  Al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-Arabiyya Part One with DVDs

Grading

To be provided by instructor. 



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