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Arabic Language Skills I

Course Code: ARBC 101

Credit: (2)

The course aims at developing the writing skills of the students, starting at the word level and proceeding to the sentence, paragraph and essay levels. The course includes an introduction to Arabic editing terms and presents a definition of writing. It also covers the different modes of writing and the historical stages of recording written Arabic. The course also handles the components of writing such as the word, the sentence and the paragraph. It discusses the style and the characteristics of eloquent writing. The students also do literary analysis that includes prose and poetry, and receive training in writing summaries, letters and reports.