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Minor Concentration Arabic Language (18 credits)

Offered by: Islamic Studies     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration in Arabic Language provides students with comprehensive training in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Arabic.

For information about instructors and course descriptions, visit the program’s website at http://www.mcgill.ca/mes/.

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration in World Islamic and Middle East Studies.

Complementary Courses

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18 credits of Arabic language (3 levels) from the list below.

In the case of Introductory Arabic (9 credits), the extra 3 credits will be counted as electives.

  • ISLA 221D1 Introductory Arabic (4.5 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic, including pronunciation and reading and writing of the Arabic script; and speaking and comprehension of basic sentences, commands, statements in the present tense.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Jawlakh, Hala; Wardeh, Nadia; Gohar, Shokry (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: Permission of the Institute required.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA521D1/D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 221D1 and ISLA 221D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Students must register for both ISLA221D1 and ISLA 221D2.

  • ISLA 221D2 Introductory Arabic (4.5 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 221D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Nancekivell, David; Gohar, Shokry; Jawlakh, Hala (Winter)

  • ISLA 322 Lower Intermediate Arabic (6 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Speech, comprehension, reading and writing of more complex grammatical structures, including the conditional sentence, case endings, and verbs and verbal constructions.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Gohar, Shokry; Wardeh, Nadia (Fall) Gohar, Shokry; Nancekivell, David (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Placement test, or permission of the Institute.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 522,522 D1/D2.

    • Students are expected to have knowledge of basic Arabic grammar and vocabulary.

  • ISLA 322D1 Lower Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Speech, comprehension, reading and writing of more complex grammatical structures, including the conditional sentence, case endings, and verbs and verbal constructions.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Gohar, Shokry; Wardeh, Nadia (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 221 D1/D2 or ISLA 521 D1/D2, placement test, or permission of the Institute.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 522,522 D1/D2.

    • Students must register for both ISLA322D1 and ISLA 322D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 322D1 and ISLA 322D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • ISLA 322D1 and ISLA 322D2 together are equivalent to ISLA 322

    • Students are expected to have knowledge of basic Arabic grammar and vocabulary.

  • ISLA 322D2 Lower Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 322D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Gohar, Shokry; Nancekivell, David (Winter)

  • ISLA 524 Advanced Arabic 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of the Arabic language study.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Gohar, Shokry (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA523D1/D2 or ISLA 423D1/D2, placement test, or permission of the instructor

    • Note: Language of instruction is Arabic.

  • ISLA 525 Advanced Arabic 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of the Arabic language study.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 524 or ISLA 624, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 624D1/2 or ISLA 625.

    • Note: Language of instruction is Arabic.

  • ISLA 526 Colloquial Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Dialectical vocabulary and grammar structures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): ISLA322 D1, ISLA 322 D2 or equivalent, placement test, or permission of the instructor.

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