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ARSP 101 Introductin to Palestinian Spoken Arabic
     45 Academic Hours, 3 Credits
     Professor: Mr Sami Kirreh

The course will cover the standard Arabic dialect used in Jerusalem and the surrounding area. Students will study daily language, basic grammar, common vocabulary, and will begin to converse in real-life situations. Studying the language in the area where it is spoken will speed students’ progress in understanding and speaking. By the end of the course, students will be able to conduct basic, everyday conversations.

Methodology used: Spoken Arabic for Foreigners, M. Halloun, Jerusalem 2003.

III. Grade Distribution:

Class discussions are an integral part of the learning process. The student is expected to play an active role in each class. Class attendance and performance are crucial elements in the final grades. He or she is expected to come to class prepared and to give critical reports on both required and outside readings. Likewise, he or she is required to present two papers both oral and written.