Arabic I

This course ls intended as a beginning level class for students with little or no knowledge of the Arabic  language.

Arabic I introduces students to both spoken and written modern standard Arabic. Students develop comprehension of spoken and written Arabic, learn the basic rules of pronunciation, and acquire survival speaking skills. Students learn to read and write the complete Arabic alphabet, and upon completion of the course have sufficient mastery of the language to discuss topics such as their families and day-to-day life.

Prerequisites: None
Instructor:  Rima Zafaran, B.A.
Age Level:  14 years and older -- adults welcome
Tuition per Semester:  $150

Class Meets: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Pacific

(If you would like to enroll in this class but cannot attend at the posted time, please contact us.  We may be able to open an additional section.)

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Rima Zafaran, B.A.

Rima El Chami Zafaran is a Lebanese native speaker, who was born, raised, and educated in Lebanon. She graduated from Balamand University and has taught the  Arabic language to a wide variety of age levels for more than 8 years. Rima moved to the United States in 2005. She and her husband, who is a Syrian Antiochian Orthodox priest, have four beautiful children.


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Mastering Arabic I