As of 2020, this site is being replaced by the new Arabic Department page and is no longer being updated.
Arabic is offered for those who wish to acquire both a reading and a basic speaking knowledge of the language. Arabic courses can fulfill the language requirement for International and Global Studies majors, and can lead toward fulfillment of the general distribution requirement for foreign language study.
August 12, 2019
Yoga classes will be every Friday afternoon in the Language Resource Center, Gailor 225. Students will have a low-stress kinesthetic language learning experience. Classes will be led by students or professors or simply following one of the many Youtube videos of yoga classes in a wide variety of languages. Please check with your professor to see if attending these classes can be used for culture points. Read more to find out when classes will be offered in YOUR language!Read more
December 13, 2017
The students in Professor May Kamalick's Arabic 203 class have reached a fairly high level of proficiency. As a culmination of their semester's work, they each gave a presentation about a famous Arab or Arab-American. Professor Kamalick has done many fun and creative activities with her class this semester including teaching the future tense by having the students read each other's future in coffee grinds.Read more
September 4, 2017
Bismillah! Meet each Wednesday at 12:30 in the nave of McClurg with others who are interested in the language and culture of the Arabic speaking world. Stick around for coffee and a game of backgammon after lunch. You don't have to be fluent in Arabic to attend.Read more