Arabic 1 (MSON) (US)

Grades 9–12 (Juniors receive priority)
Prerequisite: None
Taught by: Hopkins School, Stanford Online High School

This first-year course of a two-year sequence is an introduction to Modern Standard Arabic, the language of formal speech and most printed materials in the Arab-speaking world. Students will learn to read and write the Arabic alphabet and will develop beginning proficiency in the language. Through frequent oral and written drills, students will develop their basic communication skills.