Ahlan  wa  Sahlan! 

In this course, you will be introduced to the Arabic language with a concentration on multiple language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.  The first part of the course will focus on learning to read and write the Arabic alphabet, pronunciation of Arabic sounds, introductory vocabulary, and basic, everyday communication in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA).  In the second part of the course, you will begin to learn some of the fundamentals of Arabic grammar including noun-adjective agreement, the definite article, plurals, and the present tense.