Description Introduces students to the spoken Arabic of Cairo. Concentrates on enabling students to communicate effectively in daily life. Targets high-frequency vocabulary and social situations and emphasizes pronunciation. Hours Each course meets five or seven hours per week. When Offered Offered in fall and spring. Notes Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.