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Fall 2018-2019
* ARA 303   No Audit

Media Arabic I

Hannah Essien

In this course, students will develop their skills in reading and listening to Arabic news media, including newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and satellite TV broadcasts (including BBC and al-Jazeera, among others). Attention will also be given to informal discussion of current news, and we will also take a brief look at political cartoons. Language of instruction will be primarily Arabic.

Sample reading list:
Elgibali and Korica, Media Arabic: A Coursebook for Reading Arabic News(2014 ed.)

Reading/Writing assignments:
Preparation for this course will require a minimum of 4-5 hours per week with less than 50 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Quizzes - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Successful completion of ARA 107 or the equivalent..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20500 C01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm M W        Enrolled:13 Limit:12 Closed