This course is for you if you've completed:
Arabic 5 at Pacific Arabic, or
Al-Kitaab, vol. 1 through chapter 20 at another school*
practical skills: increased emphasis on oral and written communication / using the Hans Wehr dictionary
word structures: relative pronouns / comparative and superlative
awzaan (word shapes): istif3aal, mafaa3iil and mafaa3il
phrase / sentence structures: relative clauses: indefinite (jumlat as-sifa) and definite / idaafa with dual and masculine plural / comparative and superlative phrases
verbs: present (imperfect) tense: marfuu3, mansuub and majzuum / imperative
vocabulary / conversation topics: discussing places in terms of geography, culture, commercial activity, etc. / food and cooking terms / Arabs in Hollywood
reading / listening: tourist brochure from the Gulf / recipe for koshari / article on Salma Hayek / supermarket advertisements
*Al-Kitaab does not present material in the same order as the text we use. Therefore, students new to PAR are encouraged to purchase Mastering Arabic early and review the topics presented in previous courses before their first class meeting.
*You may register for the full level or only half. You can save $30 by registering for the full level.
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