What is the reality of imperialism today? What does education look like under conditions of imperialism, and how do we build the capacity of young people to understand and intervene in today's world? How do we build anti-imperialist education?
This course is designed for students who had no prior experience with learning Arabic. It introduces students to Arabic alphabet and covers the basics of reading, writing and grammar; focus is on pronunciation, oral fluency, colloquial Arabic and differences among varieties, in relation to formal Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).
Reviews topics covered in year 1 & 2 Arabic. Covers grammar review, vocabulary building, and text editing; focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing and critically engaging with various colloquial Arabic cultural productions. Includes a biweekly film screening and discussion!