Conversational Egyptian Arabic
To develop speaking and reading proficiency level in conversational Egyptian Arabic within a cultural context: idiomatic expressions, social interaction, understand customs, and holiday traditions; memorize a set of songs of the 2011 Revolution. Students will visit local Arab/ Egyptian cultural associations, religious sites and families; develop profiles of local Egyptians and their journeys through interviews and discussion sessions. Course includes a service-learning component working with the community. Prerequisites: ARABIC204, or instructor’s permission. One course.