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Queen's University

ARAB 200: Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic

Course Description:

This course seeks to introduce students to complex grammatical structures and to enrich their vocabulary. This course allows students to develop four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. More focus is placed on reading comprehension and structure recognition. In this course, students learn vocabulary related to the Arab culture and daily life, such as holidays, modern Arabic poetry, music, short stories studies, jobs, daily schedules, and expressions of location, etc. By the end of this course, students will be able to construct grammatically correct sentences.


ARAB100 or an equivalent course or permission of the instructor.

You will not able to register yourself into the course. During the registration or shortly before, please email the instructor, Prof. Amira Halabi ( to obtain the permission.

Please note that students allowed into ARAB 200 can write and read in Arabic as well as have a basic knowledge of Arabic.


Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000