Good news: registration to the Media Arabic Webclass (Spring 2010) is
open at http://www.ori.uzh.ch/maw.
Please, spread this widely. Best, Andreas Kaplony
The Media Arabic Webclass: Dive into Al-Jazeera and Co.
The Oriental Institute offers an intensive course to meet the needs of
PhD students, scholars, diplomats, lawyers, etc. with a sound
theoretical knowledge of Standard Arabic, but no time to follow
conventional language training. In this webclass, we will improve your
listening comprehension of daily news and talk shows on Arabic TV and
radio channels. A more specific focus might be defined on demand.
Mode: 2 times a week, 45 minutes, in a small group, online. Lessons
will be progressive.
Lecturer: Dr.des. Eva Grob
Duration: 14 weeks, spring semester 2010: 22nd of February, 2010–5th
of June, 2010
Teaching language: English or German, as you wish.
Certificate: Certificate of participation
Participants: PhD students, scholars, diplomats, lawyers etc. with a
sound theoretical knowledge of Standard Arabic. Your command of Arabic
will be assessed in a preparatory online meeting.
Fees: 400 EUR (in a group of nine)
Information: Dr des Eva Grob, Oriental Institute, University of
Zurich, Wiesenstrasse 9, CH-8008 Zurich, Switzerland, phone +41-44 634
E-Mail: [log in to unmask]
Registration: until 31st of December, 2009 at http://www.ori.uzh.ch/maw
Requirements: A computer (download), internet access, earphones and
microphone (internal or external). No special installations needed.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplony
Orientalisches Seminar, Universität Zürich
Wiesenstrasse 9, Büro H-05, CH-8008 Zürich
Tel. 0(041)44 634 07 36, Fax 0(041)44 634 36 92
www.ori.uzh.ch. [log in to unmask]
The Arabic Papyrology School: www.ori.uzh.ch/aps
The Arabic Papyrology Database: www.ori.uzh.ch/apd
The Media Arabic Webclass: www.ori.uzh.ch/maw
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