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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

World Languages (Arabic) - ARB 101

Elementary Arabic 1

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is intended for students who have no previous education in Arabic. The course will cover basic vocabulary and grammar patterns and will build competence in all four skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through activities, emphasis will be placed on oral proficiency and communication. An appreciation of the cultures of the Middle East will be an integral part of the course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the meaning of beginning Arabic texts.
  • Write grammatically correct sentences in beginning Arabic.
  • Discriminate distinctive beginning Arabic sounds.
  • Interpret the meaning of spoken beginning Arabic.
  • Pronounce beginning Arabic words, phrases and sentences correctly.
  • Speak Arabic clearly and accurately with beginning fluency.
  • Integrate beginning Arabic vocabulary into simple sentences, paragraphs and dialog.
  • Apply correctly beginning rules of Arabic grammar, syntax, tense and gender.
  • Communicate effectively in beginning Arabic through reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Compare beginning aspects of Arabic and English grammar and syntax.
  • Explore culture in this beginning Arabic course.
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for further exploration of the Arabic language and culture.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; WORLD LANGUAGE - ARABIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101140430Elementary Arabic 1RMT4Safah H8/24/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM WEBWEB
 101140451Elementary Arabic 1RMT4Safah H3/24/0Open$12.00M W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; WORLD LANGUAGE - ARABIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 101110451Elementary Arabic 1RMT4Safah H20/31/0Open$12.00M W  06:00 PM-07:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday