2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

ARBC 4420 - Elementary Media Arabic Translation


Prerequisite: ARBC 3301  or permission of instructor. Native speakers of Arabic may enroll in this class. This course is intended for speakers with advanced Arabic skills. The course will emphasize comprehension and accurate translation of contemporary texts drawn from Arabic- and English-language media (including written articles and video), stylistically appropriate use of syntax and connectors, and efficient dictionary use (including dictionaries organized in the trilateral Arabic root system). This course will also focus on strengthening students’ ability to infer meaning from context and accurately summarize the important points of texts in the target language. By the end of the course, students should be capable of sustained written and spoken production of paragraph-level discourse in the target language. 3 credits