BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Second-Year Arabic

Part 2

ARAB 053

Teacher-Led Course (TL)

UC Approved

$ 263.00

Instructor: Laila Lamani
Credits: 0.50

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Second-Year Arabic, Part 1 (ARAB 051) or equivalent.


This course covers beginning to intermediate skills in spoken and written Arabic, including basic grammar structures, reading strategies, and speaking about familiar subjects such as family and personal life. Cultural activities are an important part of this course. Using the most widely used textbooks and engaging online activities built by BYU, students will learn to communicate in both spoken and formal Arabic. Regular speaking appointments (conducted using Adobe® Connect™) with one of our Arabic-speaking teaching assistants is required. Live instructor-led lesson reviews/activities are broadcast regularly. This course is the fourth in a four-part series (ARAB 041, 043, 051 and 053) and is a continuation of Second-Year Arabic, Part 1 (ARAB 051).

Course Content:

Unit 9: The Family House, Part 1
Unit 10: The Family House, Part 2
Unit 11: I Feel Embarrassed Sometimes, Part 1
Unit 12: I Feel Embarrassed Sometimes, Part 2
Unit 13: The Hardest Decision in My Life, Part 1
Unit 14: The Hardest Decision in My Life, Part 2
Unit 15: Why Did I Choose to Remain in America? Part 1
Unit 16: Why Did I Choose to Remain in America? Part 2


Students will need access to a computer with high speed Internet access, a microphone, speakers (or headphones), and a webcam. There are no resubmissions or retakes on instructor-graded assignments. On speaking appointments, lowest score may be dropped. You must complete this speaking appointment before you can take your unit quiz.
Due to the nature of this course’s learning outcomes, the exams are only available in a paper format. Please plan for shipping time.

   No Materials required for this course!