About Arabic at Bryn Mawr

Arabic at Bryn Mawr is part of a Tri-College Consortium funded by the Mellon Foundation. First and Second Year Arabic are offered at Bryn Mawr and Haverford colleges (in addition Swarthmore college). Third year and more advanced Arabic are offered at Swarthmore college. Occasionally, a third year communicative Arabic class is offered at Bryn Mawr.

First and second year classes will be taught by Dr. Darwish and by Farnaz Perry.

Courses at Bryn Mawr

This page displays the schedule of Bryn Mawr courses in this department for this academic year. It also displays descriptions of courses offered by the department during the last four academic years.

For information about courses offered by other Bryn Mawr departments and programs or about courses offered by Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges, please consult the Course Guides page.

For information about the Academic Calendar, including the dates of first and second quarter courses, please visit the College's master calendar.

Spring 2014

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ARAB B004-001 Second-Year Modern Standard Arabic Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Bettws Y Coed 106 Darwish,M., Teaching Assistant,T.
Drill: 11:10 AM-12:00 PM MWF Bettws Y Coed 106
Drill: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Bettws Y Coed 106
ARAB B403-001 Independent Study Semester / 1 Dept. staff, TBA

Fall 2014

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ARAB B003-001 Second Year Modern Standard Arabic Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Thomas Hall 116 Darwish,M.
Drill: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Thomas Hall 116

Spring 2015

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ARAB B004-001 Second-Year Modern Standard Arabic Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Thomas Hall 116
Drill: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Thomas Hall 116

Courses at Haverford

Fall 2013

COURSE TITLE DAYS/TIMES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ARABH001A01 Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic

TTh 8:30-10:00

 

Three additional hours of drills required as follows:

M/W/F 8:30-9:30 at Haverford

or

M/W/F 10:00-11:00 at BMC.

Drill sessions at Haverford will meet in Stokes 010.

Stokes 010 Darwish, Perry

Spring 2014

COURSE TITLE DAYS/TIMES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR(S)
ARABH002B01 Introduction to Modern standard Arabic

TTh 8:30-10:00

Three additional hours of drills required as follows:

M/W/F 8:30-9:30 at Haverford

or

M/W/F 10:00-11:00 at BMC.

  Darwish, Perry

Courses at Bryn Mawr

2014-15 Catalog Data

ARAB B003 Second Year Modern Standard Arabic Fall 2014 Combines intensive oral practice with writing and reading in the modern language. The course attempts to increase students' expressive ability through the introduction of more advanced grammatical patterns and idiomatic expressions. Introduces students to authentic written texts and examples of Arabic expression through several media. Language Level 2 Course does not meet an Approach

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ARAB B004 Second-Year Modern Standard Arabic Spring 2015 Combines intensive oral practice with writing and reading in the modern language. The course attempts to increase students' expressive ability through the introduction of more advanced grammatical patterns and idiomatic expressions. Introduces students to authentic written texts and examples of Arabic expression through several media. Language Level 2 Course does not meet an Approach

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ARAB B403 Independent Study

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Courses at Haverford

 ARABH001A01 Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)

Fall 2013

The objective of this class is to give students a good foundation at the beginner’s level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).  There will be emphasis on developing vocabulary and on the ability to use language communicatively. Emphasis will also be paid to developing simple grammatical structures through in class activities as well as through enhancing the use of grammar communicatively. Lastly, cultural aspects will be integrated into the class material, and some colloquial Arabic will be introduced too. Students are expected to be able to narrate stories about themselves, understand general ideas and some details from authentic listening and reading material, with some help of the dictionary.

 

ARABH001A02 Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)

Spring 2014

The objective of this class is to give students a good foundation at the beginner’s level in reading, writing, listening and speaking in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).  There will be emphasis on developing vocabulary and on the ability to use language communicatively. Emphasis will also be paid to developing simple grammatical structures through in class activities as well as through enhancing the use of grammar communicatively. Lastly, cultural aspects will be integrated into the class material, and some colloquial Arabic will be introduced too. Students are expected to be able to narrate stories about themselves, understand general ideas and some details from authentic listening and reading material, with some help of the dictionary.