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Summer Arabic Program

  برنامج اللغة العربية الصيفيّ بجامعة هانتر ٢٠١٧

Hunter College will offer Arabic 101, 102, 201, and 202 in the summer of 2017 in 2 intensive 5- week sessions:

ARB 101     June 1 - July 6        M-Th      10-11:53am      (3 credits) 
ARB 201     June 1 - July 6        M-Th       2 - 3:53pm       (3credits) 

ARB 102     July 10 - Aug 10      M-Th     10-11:53am     (3 credits)
ARB 202     July 10 - Aug 10      M-Th      2 - 3:53pm      (3 credits)

Students who have not studied Arabic at Hunter and who wish to register for ARB 102, 201, and/or 202 must contact Professor Elinson. ARB 101,102, 201, and 202 are not open to heritage speakers as determined by the Arabic program at Hunter. Students who speak, understand, or are otherwise familiar with an Arabic dialect must contact Professor Alexander Elinson.

As in the academic-year program, ARB 101, 102, 201, and 202 are all each 3-credit courses. For more information about the courses, please see the courses section of our website.

Textbooks:

  • Brustad et al. Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9781626161221. (ARB 101)
  • Brustad et al. Al-Kitaab fii ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya A Textbook for Beginning Arabic Part 1 (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781626161245. (ARB 101, 102, and 201)
  • Brustad et al. Al-Kitaab fii ta’allum al-‘Arabiyya A Textbook for Beginning Arabic Part 2 (3rd edition). Georgetown University Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781626161238. (ARB 202)
  • Hans Wehr. The Hans Wehr Dictionary for Written Arabic. Spoken Language Services, 1993. ISBN: 9780879500030 (0879500034). (ARB 201 and 202)

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.By the end of Arabic 201 you will reach the end of al-Kitaab part 1 and Arabic 202 will cover 3 or 4 lessons of al-Kitaab part 2.

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

For tuition information please go here.

Non-CUNY students: please note that the deadline to apply as a non-degree student is April 1, 2017.  Please contact Professor Elinson prior to applying as a non-degree student.

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

Alex Elinson
Associate Professor of Arabic
Director of Hunter College Summer Arabic Program
Department of Classical and Oriental Studies
Hunter West 1304
Hunter College, CUNY
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
212-772-5044
aelinson@hunter.cuny.edu

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