This course is an introduction into the colloquial Arabic spoken in Cairo which is well understood in the whole Arab world. The main skills trained are oral expression and listening comprehension. A good linguistic background in Standard Arabic (Fusha) is required.
The educational objective comprehends linguistically and culturally adequate performances in communicative situations, as encountered typically when staying in an Arab country such as introducing oneself, talking about one's family and environment, to find one's way, to gather information, shopping, to eat out etc.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)