This course is for students wanting to take their first steps into the Arabic language. Course includes an introduction to morphology and syntax using traditional methods, as well as an introduction to conversational Arabic. (Prerequisite: Placement test).(4 credit hours)
About the Instructor(s)
Dr. Muthanna Alkhaldi brings with him more than 20 years of Arabic Language expertise. Dr. Muthanna earned his PhD in Quranic Arabic Linguistics from the University of Baghdad. He also has a Masters in Classical Arabic Syntax and a bachelors degree in Arabic Language Studies. Currently the CEO and founder of the Texas Arabic Academy, he has shared his passion for Arabic with students in diverse settings and institutions and he developed a comprehensive curriculum to teach Classical Arabic to Non-Arabic speakers. Dr. Muthanna was a resident scholar at the Bayyinah Institute, and has also taught at Houston Community College, Rice University, Guidance College, Al-Huda University among others. Instructing beginner to advanced levels, some of his courses include Classical Arabic, Reflection of Surah Yusuf, and Rules of Understanding the Language of the Quran.