Arabic is offered for those who wish to acquire both a reading and a basic speaking knowledge of the language. Arabic courses can fulfill the language requirement for International and Global Studies majors, and can lead toward fulfillment of the general distribution requirement for foreign language study.


Arabic 203 Presents Research on Famous Arabs
December 13, 2017
The students in Professor May Kamalick's Arabic 203 class have reached a fairly high level of proficiency. As a culmination of their semester's work, they each gave a presentation about a famous Arab or Arab-American. Professor Kamalick has done many fun and creative activities with her class this semester including teaching the future tense by having the students read each other's future in coffee grinds.
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Arabic coffee
Weekly Arabic Table Starts this Wednesday
September 4, 2017
Bismillah! Meet each Wednesday at 12:30 in the nave of McClurg with others who are interested in the language and culture of the Arabic speaking world. Stick around for coffee and a game of backgammon after lunch. You don't have to be fluent in Arabic to attend.
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2nd Annual Karaoke Night a Big Success!
October 28, 2016
International Karaoke Night featured group and solo acts with songs from 9 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! We would like to thank the foreign language faculty, the Mellon Globalization Forum, the Center for Teaching, the E.L. Kellermann Language Resource Center, the Academic Technology Center, the Tiger Bay Pub, Sewanee Catering, and our judges: Linda Heck, Aaron Welch, and Jennifer Whitehead for making this event a success. Singers were judged based on voice quality, pronunciation, stage presence, and lyrical complexity. Read more to find out who won!
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