Prerequisites for Arabic 3 will be either successful completion of Arabic 2 semester or individualized test by instructor. The class will consist of a detailed analysis of Arabic texts, including hadith books and Quran tafseer. Students will be expected to proceed in learning grammar lessons from pre-recorded videos. The test at the end of the semester will comprise of translation of an Arabic text, and translating an English article into Arabic.(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.