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851-0866-03L  Arabic: Egyptian Arabic

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersE.  Youssef-Grob
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionArabic
CommentYour course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich" (

Course fee: CHF 80.00

AbstractThis course is an introduction into the colloquial Arabic spoken in Cairo which is well understood in the whole Arab world. The main skills trained are oral expression and listening comprehension.
A good linguistic background in Standard Arabic (Fusha) is required.
ObjectiveThe educational objective comprehends linguistically and culturally adequate performances in communicative situations, as encountered typically when staying in an Arab country such as introducing oneself, talking about one's family and environment, to find one's way, to gather information, shopping, to eat out etc.