Conducted entirely in Arabic, and using a communicative approach, this course continues discussion of the basic structure of the Arabic language beyond the basics introduced in ARSK 131. It is designed to further develop the four language skills using selected texts on various cultural, social and political issues.
Students are assessed upon classroom participation; regular written assignments; achievement tests; mid-term examinations; and a final examination.
Course materials: Birzeit University course pack.
(Fall & Spring - 8 hrs/wk, 3 credits. Summer - 12 hrs/wk, 3 credits) - For students who have completed the prerequisite course, ARSK 131, or its equivalent.