**Fall Class!!** Ever wanted to learn Filipino? Through this beginner’s course, not only will we be studying the language itself, but also the history of the Filipino people and the socio-cultural context that helped shape the national language.
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!