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Arabic with Middle Eastern and North African Studies I

  • 30 credits

This course requires no previous knowledge of Arabic.

The course develops basic knowledge of standard Arabic, grammar, phonetics as well as elementary skills in oral and written Arabic as students practise their Arabic reading and listening comprehension.

The course also provides an introduction to early Middle Eastern and North African history and religion with focus on the historical development in the region from 300 BCE until 950 CE, and the main outlines of the three Abrahamic religions; Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

  • Course structure


    Modern Standard Arabic I, 7.5 credits
    Modern Standard Arabic II, 7.5 credits
    Language Proficiency I, 7.5 credits
    Middle East: Early History and Religions 7.5 credits

    Teaching format

    Lectures and seminars.

  • Schedule

    This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
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