Arabic 4120

arab news channels

Arabic Media

Dr. Hekmet Dirbas

In this course students work with various traditional genres of Arabic print and broadcast media, as well as newer internet-based ones (blogs, vlogs, podcasts). In weekly thematic units and activities students work with authentic materials to develop linguistic tools, techniques, and strategies to comprehend and discuss regional and international current events as well as issues in politics, economics, society, and culture. Activities include following and summarizing internet broadcasts, blog writing, and oral presentations and discussions. Taught in Arabic. Pre-requisite: 2104, or placement exam..

Spring 2021
Class time & Location: 11:10-12:30 WF - Class # 16319 - Online