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.

Fall 2015

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
ARAB B003-001 Second Year Modern Standard Arabic Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Thomas Hall 111 Darwish,M., Perry,F.
Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Thomas Hall 111

Spring 2016

COURSE TITLE SCHEDULE/
UNITS
MEETING TYPE TIMES/DAYS LOCATION INSTR(S)
ARAB B004-001 Second-Year Modern Standard Arabic Semester / 1 Lecture: 11:25 AM-12:45 PM TTH Thomas Hall 111 Darwish,M., Perry,F.
Lecture: 12:10 PM- 1:00 PM MWF Thomas Hall 111

Fall 2016

(Class schedules for this semester will be posted at a later date.)

Courses at Haverford

Fall 2016

Course #

Course Name

Instructor

Days and Times

Location

ARABH001A001

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic

Darwish, Manar

TTH 8:30am-10:00am

STO10

ARABH001A00A

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic

Darwish, Manar

MWF 8:30am-9:30am

STO10

ARABH001A00B

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic

Darwish, Manar

MWF 10:00am-11:00am

DAL10

 

Spring 2016

Course #

Course Name

Instructor

Days and Times

Location

ARABH002B001

Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic

TTH 8:30am-10:00am, MWF 8:30am-9:30am, MWF 10:10am-11:00am

 

2015-16 Catalog Data

ARAB B003 Second Year Modern Standard Arabic Fall 2015 Combines intensive oral practice with writing and reading in the modern language. The course aims 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. Course does not meet an Approach

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ARAB B004 Second-Year Modern Standard Arabic Spring 2016 Combines intensive oral practice with writing and reading in the modern language. The course aims 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. 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 2015

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 2016

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.