Personal Development Courses: Arabic-Step II
Arabic-Step 2 is intended to be preceded by Arabic-Step1. After a short review of Arabic grammar, taught in Arabic-Step 1, Dr. Panoussi will guide students in Arabic readings from the Bible, the Quran, and other selections from the vast Arabic literature in various genres. The class will culminate with a section on Arabic poetry, including a few basic key rules for its comprehension.
About the Instructor
Dr. Estiphan Panoussi, Professor Emeritus of Arabic from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden., has taught Arabic also in the German Universities of Giessen and Marburg (1964-1966), Western Berlin (1967-1973), and Eichstaett (1989-1992) before following an invitation from the University of Gothenberg, Sweden, to become in 1992 the Senior Lecturer of Arabic there where he had been teaching Arabic in all its levels including PhD until 2000). Dr. Panoussi is since 2002 an adjunct instructor of Philosophy with AVC. Dr. Panoussi possesses an impressive and extensive knowledge of languages, 5 dead languages (Ancient Greek, Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic, and Middle Aramaic (Syriac)), 5 Middle Eastern living languages (2 New-Aramaic dialects Caldean (Senaya) and Assyrian, Kurdish, Farsi, and Arabic), and 5 European living languages (Italian, French, German, Swedish, English). He started learning Spanish here in California two years ago! Dr. Panoussi also collaborated with scholars, institutions and organizations worldwide, and continues to actively research morbid languages.
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