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ARAB100 - Arabic I

Course Details

Course Code: ARAB100 Course ID: 3006 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Arabic language using an online immersion technique developed by Rosetta Stone. The student will learn basic vocabulary, verb conjugations, and grammatical usage through online listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises. The student will also learn about the cultures of Arabic speaking nations. Please note the technical specifications below. These are required to interface with the online version of Rosetta Stone. If you cannot meet these requirements we strongly recommend you do not take this course. Please contact classroomsupport@apus.edu if you are unsure or have any questions. * The ability to download and install the speech component. * A working microphone installed on the computer for speech recognition. * Access to streaming media is also required and should be confirmed before registering for the class.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1. Read, write, and recognize the letters in the Arabic alphabet.

CO-2. Write and speak simple words and sentences in Arabic.

CO-3. Greet another student in Arabic.

CO-4. Recognize and respond to simple interrogatives about self and family members in Arabic.

CO-5. Recognize numbers 1-10.

The course grade is based on the following assessments:

Forums – 25 percent

Each week, students are required to complete a Writing, Reading, and Listening Exercise within the forums. Students are required to complete these forums by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, and demonstrated knowledge of the weekly Lesson material.

Midterm assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is an assessment of lesson material from Weeks 1-3. This assignment will evaluate student comprehension in the following areas: Forms of the Letters, Letter Connection, Reading, and Translation. The assignment can be located under the Assignment Tab in the classroom.

Progress assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is an assessment of lesson material from Weeks 1-6. This assignment will evaluate student comprehension in the following areas: Forms of the Letters, Letter Connection, Reading, and Translation. The assignment can be located under the Assignment Tab in the classroom.

Final assignment – 25 percent

This assignment is an assessment of lesson material from Weeks 1-8. This assignment will evaluate student comprehension in the following areas: Forms of the Letters, Letter Connection, Reading, and Translation. The assignment can be located under the Assignment Tab in the classroom.

NameGrade %
Assignments 75.00 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Progress Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 25.00 %
Forums and Listening Comprehension 20.00 %
Forum 1 Writing/Reading 3.03 %
Forum 2 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 3 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 4 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 5 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 6 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 7 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Forum 8 Writing/Reading 2.42 %
Listening Comprehension 5.00 %
Lesson 2 Listening 1 0.14 %
Lesson 2 Listening 2 0.14 %
Lesson 2 Listening 3 0.14 %
Lesson 2 Listening 4 0.14 %
Lesson 2 Listening 5 0.14 %
Lesson 3 Listening 1 0.14 %
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Lesson 4 Listening 5 0.14 %
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Lesson 8 Listening 1 0.14 %
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Lesson 8 Listening 3 0.14 %
Lesson 8 Listening 4 0.14 %
Lesson 8 Listening 5 0.14 %

Required Course Textbooks

No Textbooks Required.

Required Readings

  • All required readings, videos, audio files, and additional resources are found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
Book Title:All readings for this course are provided inside the classroom.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.