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Arabic 3 syllabus, October–December 2018

The following is the overall syllabus for UvA Talen Arabic 3, October–December 2018. This syllabus is based on the syllabus for a previous course and will be updated with current information as the course proceeds.

Some useful links:

Lesson Material Covered
Lesson 1
1/10
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 14.

Homework for next class:

  • Learn vocabulary in Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 14.
  • Do exercises 8, 9, and 10.
  • Watch the video described on p. 199 and answer the questions. The videos are on this page.
  • Since we will be talking about the weather in Arabic, you may want to look at this Egyptian weather page.
Lesson 2
8/10
Updated!
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 14 (cont.).
  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 15. Exercises 1 through 6.

Homework for next class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 14, exercise 14 on a loose sheet of paper, with your name on it, and turn it in to me in the next class.
  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 15: Do the bottom of exercise 12 on p. 209, where you have to rewrite the paragraph in third person. Do exercises 7, 8, 9, and 10, if you have time. Next time we will do the exercise on page 210; please think ahead about what you will need to say. We can also go over your answers to exercise 9 in class.
  • Prepare Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 16.
  • Listen to خالي عنده سبع أولاد song.

Links:

Lesson 3
15/10
Updated (sort of)! Sorry for the late update.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 15, speaking exercise on page 210.
  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 16.

Homework for next class:

  • Do the remaining exercises in Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 16, including the video exercise on page 225.
  • Write out a complete conversation between a shopkeeper and a customer based on Conversation 2 on page 210 to hand in to the teacher during the next class.
  • During class, the children’s story تشوبي لا يريد أن يَنام was handed out. We won’t be discussing this until lesson 5, but you could start reading it now.
  • Prepare Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 17.
Lesson 4
22/10
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 17.

Homework for next class:

Lesson 5
29/10
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 17 (cont.).
  • تشوبي لا يريد أن يَنام

Homework for next class:

Lesson 6
5/11
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 18 (cont.).

Homework for next class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 18, exercise 3 (audio and video).
  • Prepare supplemental reading.
Lesson 7
12/11
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 18 (cont.)
  • Supplemental reading (perhaps another تشوبي).

Homework for next class:

  • Watch Shaykh Munaf, episode 5.
  • Prepare Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 19.
Lesson 8
19/11
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1, Unit 19.

Homework for next class:

Lesson 9
26/11
Not yet updated.
During class:

  • Mastering Arabic 1: Units 19 (cont.) and 20.

Homework for next class:

  • Prepare for test.
Lesson 10
3/12
Not yet updated.
Final test. Here is a sheet with information about the test.



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