Levantine Arabic: Dardasha Shamiyyah


Provides solid foundation in language structure, vocabulary, culture of Levantine (Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Jordan); focuses on communicative skills of listening and speaking and cultural awareness; recite dialogues, song and cultural expressions exemplifying basic speaking patterns of native speakers; use language in order to deal with different social and cultural situations; participate actively in conversations in most settings using language and cultural expressions to express, describe, and compare preferences; understand cultural variations of the people of the Levantine. Prerequisite: Four semesters of Arabic language (elementary and intermediate), or equivalent. One course.

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