1 - 3 pm
Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 27 at 9 am** – September 13 at 4 pm): $315
Regular Registration Price (September 13 at 4 pm – first day of class): $346.5
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
This course is designed to deepen and advance students’ comprehension and composition abilities in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). By the end of the course, each student will be able to read and write full pages in grammatically correct MSA describing themselves and their hobbies, work, and studies. They will be able to express more complex actions in the past, present, and future using the imperative and different forms of the verb. Lessons will also include reading current news articles and short literary works.
Ten sessions. E - $315, L - $346.5
Laurel Harig teaches classes on the art, history, and culture of the Arab world at several Chicago-area institutions. She holds an MA from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago and a BA in cross-cultural communications from Bard College.
- Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar, Mastering Arabic Vol. 2, Hippocrene Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-0781813501
- Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar, Mastering Arabic 2, Activity Book. Hippocrene Books; Act Csm Re edition (April 1, 2016). ISBN: 978-0781813501
- Jane Wightwick and Mahmoud Gaafar, Easy Arabic Reader, First edition, McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0071754026
There is no reading assignment for the first class.