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Arabic 022: Intermediate Arabic

This course continues and builds on Arabic 021.





Arabic 021 or consent of instructor (



Students are expected to be part of an interactive and integrated presentation of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, including idiomatic expression. There is a focus on standard Arabic with limited use of Egyptian and/or one other colloquial dialect.

GE credit (Old): Arts & Humanities.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, Oral Literacy and World Cultures.

Format: Lecture/Discussion - 4 hours.


  • Kristen Brustad, et al., Al-Kitaab: A Textbook for Beginning Arabic, Part Two [3rd Edition]  (Georgetown University Press, 2014)
  • Hans Wehr, Arabic-English Dictionary: The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic [4th Edition]  (Spoken Language Services, 1993)