Arabic Language & Culture
Explore Middle Eastern and North African cultures by learning this language spoken by over 300 million people worldwide. The countries of the Arab world are rich and diverse regions, and their cultural and political significance cannot be ignored. Arabic is the language of the birthplace of the world’s three major monotheistic religions and the liturgical language of Islam.
Our beginning Arabic courses give you the basics of Arabic writing, sounds, and conversational skills.
Browse upcoming Arabic courses in the Continuing Education Catalog online.
Arabic language and culture: beginning: Acquire beginning knowledge of Arabic writing, sounds, and the five language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. Develop the ability to comfortably use basic words and expressions.
Instructor: Said Hannouchi
Textbooks for language classes are available for preview and purchase on campus in the University Book Store's lower level, in the outreach section. The University Book Store is located at 711 State St., Madison (at Lake St., on the Library Mall). See campus map.
Said Hannouchi, a native speaker of Arabic, is completing his Master's in
African Languages and Literatures at UW-Madison. He has extensive
experience teaching Arabic.
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How to register
Call 608-262-2451, 7:00 am-4:00 pm, M-F. Specific program numbers and links to the mail-in registration form or to register online can be found in the continuing education catalog.