This course will develop the skills acquired during the intermediate course to take students to an excellent level of written and spoken Arabic. Furthermore, introduces elements in the more advanced grammatical structures of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) using a functional approach, and helps students develop skills in literary genres necessary for understanding authentic readings and discourse. Promotes the active use of MSA by using literary and culturally authentic selections of texts. Emphasis is on the development of effective application of thematic contexts from readings, and developing accuracy in written and oral communication. The course reviews and reinforces previously acquired grammatical structures, and expands vocabulary through extensive practice and analysis of MSA style from literary, political, social, and economic aspects of Arab culture and language.

  1. Improving fluency in reading and writing
  2. Develop fluency in listening by watching the news, interviews and documentaries
  3. Converse confidently in different situations, on a range of complex topics
  4. A comprehensive study of grammar