This course focuses on developing students' linguistic, communicative and intercultural skills in Modern Standard Arabic. Through a selection of short stories and excerpts from contemporary literary works, students develop advanced reading, writing, oral and listening skills. Cultural topics in this course include social issues dealing with identities, immigration, diasporic communities, gender relations, environment, and marriage, among others.
Prerequisite: CARB 401
or placement test required (www.ryerson.ca/llc)