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851-0861-00L  Arabic I (A1.1)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersE.  Youssef-Grob
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionArabic
CommentYour course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the language center (

AbstractThis course forms the first part (level A1) of a five semesters' Arabic course. Its aim is to acquire a basic competence on the level of speaking, hearing skills, and also reading and writing of the Arabic script.
ObjectiveThe participants will be able to adequately respond to selected situations of everyday life. Conversations in everyday life and typical situations while traveling will be taught and exercised. Another important focus is the learning of the Arabic script.
ContentEmbedded into communicative situations we will work on the following contents: to greet, to present oneself, to talk about oneself (personal identity, occupation, place of living, etc.), simple telephone calls, to ask for information, to book a room. We will pay special attention to cultural aspects.
LiteratureArabisch Intensiv. Grundstufe. Landesspracheninstitut in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Buske Verlag (, 2011

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