High School Arabic Courses

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  • 2465 Gillespie St.
    Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Phone: 910-678-2407
    Fax: 910-678-2666

    Carmen Villalobos
    Curriculum Specialist 
    910-678-7015
    carmenvillalobos@ccs.k12.nc.us

  • NOTE:
    These courses are offered only at Cumberland International Early College High School.

    ARABIC I
    Grade Levels: 9, 10
    Prerequisite: None

    This course introduces the fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Arabic and demonstrate cultural awareness. A proficiency exam will be given at the end of the course.

    ARABIC II
    Grade Levels: 9, 10, 11
    Prerequisite: Arabic I and language proficiency

    Students will continue to improve speaking proficiency, listening, comprehension, and writing skills. By the conclusion of the school year, students should be able to speak casually about daily and common activities. Students will begin a more intensive study of grammatical forms of Arabic and vocabulary words. They will conduct research and make presentations of current and historical events in Arabic speaking regions in the world. A proficiency exam will be given at the end of the course.

    ARABIC III HONORS
    Grade Levels: 10, 11
    Prerequisite: Arabic II and language proficiency

    Arabic III focuses on strengthening the basic language skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, all in cultural context. It reinforces grammar and vocabulary in an intermediate language level through constant review and expands to challenge students as their skills develop. Students will conduct research and make presentations of current and historical events in Arabic-speaking regions of the world. A proficiency exam will be given at the end of the course.

    ARABIC IV HONORS
    Grade Levels: 10, 11, 12
    Prerequisite: Arabic III Honors and language proficiency

    This course includes communicative competencies in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate simple conversations and read works written in modern standard Arabic. A proficiency exam will be given at the end of the course.