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Last approved: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 08:02:38 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Arabic (ARAB)
Media Arabic
Media Arabic
Fall 2017
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Letter Grade

ARAB 3001 or ARAB 3301; or permission of the instructor


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Authentic scripted and audiovisual materials from various contemporary Arab media outlets including television and radio newscast and cultural programs, newspaper and magazine articles, and the Internet.
Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following at the advanced level:

1. Extract facts, draw inference, or understand nuances and author's intent from a variety of media sources, particularly those related to the broad topics covered in the course outline.
2. Comprehend news and master the use of Arabic journalese.
3. Express and support opinions with facts and sharpen debate skills.
4. Write and present news reports about specific occurrences/events/topics using appropriate language register and formulaic style of news reporting.
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Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
GWSB-Foreign Lang. or Culture
GWSB-Humanities Elective
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Languages
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-MidEast Conc (2010)
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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