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Summer Arabic Program at Hunter

برنامج اللغة العربية الصيفيّ بجامعة هانتر

Hunter College will offer Arabic 101 and 102 in the summer of 2014 in 2 intensive 4-week sessions.

As in the academic-year program, ARB 101 and 102 are each 3-credit courses.

ARB 101 and 102 are not open to native/heritage speakers as determined by the Arabic program at Hunter.


  • Brustad et al. Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781589016323 (1589016327).
  • Brustad et al. Al-Kitaab fii ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya A Textbook for Beginning Arabic Part 1 (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781589017368 (1589017366).
  • Hans Wehr. The Hans Wehr Dictionary for Written Arabic. Spoken Language Services, 1993. ISBN: 9780879500030 (0879500034).

You can expect to reach approximately chapter 3 of al-Kitaab part 1 by the end of ARB 101 and approximately chapter 9 of al-Kitaab part 1 by the end of ARB 102.

Please note that Hunter College does not offer credit for the 101 course of any language sequence until the 102 course has also been successfully completed.

It is possible to skip ARB 101 and join the class for ARB 102 only with permission of the head of the summer Arabic Program.

For non-CUNY students, information about applying as a non-degree student can be found at:

For tuition information please go to:

Non-CUNY students: please note that the deadline to apply as a non-degree student is April 1, 2014.


If you have any questions about the summer program please contact:

Alexander Elinson
Associate Professor of Arabic
Director of the Hunter College Summer Arabic Program
Department of Classical and Oriental Studies
Hunter West 1304
Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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