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LNGT0421A-F13

Arabic Linguistic Variation
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Aspects of Arabic Linguistic Variation
In this course we will focus on aspects of Arabic linguistic variation across the Arab world. Topics will include: regional variation among major Arabic dialects in the lexicon and grammar; alternation in usage between Modern Standard Arabic and the vernacular dialects; and variation tied to literary, religious, and political discourse. Readings will consist of Arabic texts taken from a variety of sources, including print and non-print media, political speeches and commentaries, and the language of literature. This course will be taught in Arabic. (ARBC 0302 or equivalent) 3 hrs. sem.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92213

Course

LNGT0421

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

LNGT0421A-F13 Lecture (Soltan)