Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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851-0861-01L  Arabic I (A1.1)

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

AbstractThis class aims at acquiring the elementary language competence on the level of speaking, listening and understanding as well as reading and writing of the Arabic script.
ObjectiveThe participants are able to behave adequately in regard to language and culture in simple, but important everyday situations. Learning and practicing vocabulary and grammar are tailermade to acquire sufficient confidence to meet elementary communication needs orally and in writing.
ContentThe communicative needs which the practical contents and situations are designed to meet relate to: saying hello, asking about somebody's wellbeing, introducing each other, simple statements about objects and persons, asking for information and services. The participants are expected to do some of their homework on OLAT.
Lecture notesAll teaching material besides the reader will be distributed in the lessons and downloaded on OLAT.


Landesspracheninstitut in der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Jahr: 2011
3., völlig überarb. Aufl
Prerequisites / NoticeThe course is open for students, post-graduate students and staff of both Zurich university and ETH without any knowledge of the Arabic language.