Spoken daily by over 400 million people worldwide, Arabic is one of the world’s major languages. The courses in Arabic language and culture provide not only a good knowledge of the language itself, but also an invaluable perspective into Arabic culture, history, literature, philosophy, religion and society.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
With global economic integration and the proliferation of communication technologies, the ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than English or French has become one of the most sought-after abilities in the eyes of employers the world over. Here in Canada, closer ties between North America, Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East are making it essential to learn foreign languages and cultures.