Arabic (Urban Hijazi Dialect) is spoken in Peninsular Arabic & understood by other Arabic speakers. This course is a Arabic basic-level language program developed by the Foreign Service Institute (FSI).
The course is designed to help you communicate with Egyptian Arabic in several basic situations, to enable you to exchange common courtesies that are essential in Egypt & Arabic countries. The course is divided into 12 modules(48 Lessons), plus a student guide & cumulative glossary.
Topics discussed are: introductions, greetings,directions, business meetings, shopping, inviting people and problems on the road. The activities for most modules are: objectives, notes on conversations, conversations, speaking exercises, additional vocabulary,self-evaluation tests, and glossary. Notes in Cultural include information on the land, the religion, the people and their history, the lifestyle & social customs, your living situation, things to do and things not to do, notes for female dependents, and recommended reading.
12-16 University credits from NYU-SCPS programs @ $120/4 units