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Foundations of Modern Standard Arabic

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Foundations of Modern Standard Arabic (Fusha)

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Academic hours: 100
Credits: 5

Course Dates:

September 6 -October 3, 2022


Undergraduate (second year and up) and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background; no background in Arabic needed

Application Deadline:

July 1, 2022
Late applications will be reviewed on space-available basis


For financial information, see Tuition & Fees for Special Graduate student

Relevant Academic Fields:

Middle East Studies, Arabic

Why Foundations of Modern Standard Arabic?

  • Master the Arabic alphabet and its pronunciation.
  • Learn to read and comprehend texts in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • Acquire the skills to write in Arabic at the basic level.
  • Engage with the culture by traveling to Arab communities throughout Israel.

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