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Unformatted text preview:  Fall 2011 ARABIC 601C Alif Baa Schedule August 24 th to October 4th Date In Class Homework Due Wednesday Aug. 24 Introductions Discussion of course objectives and requirements Homework 1) Get your books and get ready to learn al- c Arabiy ! 2) Register for the online companion to Alif Baa (instructions are on the back of the front cover of your book and on Blackboard). 3) Carefully read the syllabus (on Blackboard) and come to class prepared to discuss it and ask questions. Thursday Aug. 25 Unit 1 Practice recognizing Arabic sounds and letters Discuss how to approach the videos while preparing at home Drill 4 p.16: Practice greetings and introductions "Ahlan wa Sahlan" Homework 1 1) Read "Preface to the Student" pp. vii-ix. 2) Read Unit One pp. 1-9. 3) Do Listening Exercise 1 online and listen to the pronunciation many times while you study the chart on p. 2. 4) Do Listening Exercise 2 online. 5) Read instructions p. 16 Friday Aug. 26 Unit 1 Drill 2: practice transliteration Practice greetings and introductions Homework 2 1) Read Unit 1 pp. 9-15, and 17. 2) Do Drill 1 online. 3) Study the transliteration charts on pp. 11-12 and practice producing the Arabic sounds. 4) Do Drill 3 online. 5) Listen to New Vocabulary online, study the new words, and come to class prepared to use them. Click here for important note. Monday Aug. 29 Unit 2 Letter writing and recognition Watch video in Drill 17 Homework 3 1) Study pages 20-29 and do Listening Exercises 1-5 online. 2) Watch the videos on writing the letters ث ،ت ،ب ،ا and practice writing the letters in your book. 3) Do Drills 1 and 3 online. 4) Hand in Drill 2. 5) Listen to New Vocabulary online, study the new words pp. 41-42, and come to class prepared to use them. Click here for important note. 6) Watch the video in Drill 17. Tuesday Aug. 30 Unit 2 Dictation practice Drills 9, 11, 12 and 13 Vocabulary activation : Drill 14 Homework 4 1) Study pages 29-39, and do Listening Exercises 6-11 online. 2) Watch the videos on writing the letters و ،ي and the short vowels, and practice writing the letters in your book. 3) Do drills 6 and 7 online. 4) Hand in drills 4, 5, 8 and 10. 5) Prepare Drill 14 for class.  Date In Class Homework Due Wednesday Aug. 31 Unit 2 Short presentations on the cities Further vocabulary activation of vocabulary in Units 1 and 2 Homework 5 1) Do Drill 15 online: Record your responses and submit to your teacher online. 2) Drill 16: Choose one city you haven’t heard of in either Egypt or Syria, research it on the internet and come to class prepared to present (in 2-3 minutes) what you learned to you classmates....
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course ARA 1014 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.
- Spring '08