English and Communication

Michele Polak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, English/Composition Director
Administration Building, 4th Floor, Room 414
Academic: 
  • Ph.D. Miami University
  • M.A. Ohio University
  • B.A. Cleveland State University
  • A.A. Art Institute of Atlanta
Phone: 
216.373.7150
Email: 
mpolak@ndc.edu

Lisa Flaherty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor for Communication
Regina Hall, Rm. 322
Academic: 
  • B.A. Cleveland State University
  • M.A. University of Wyoming
  • Ph.D. Kent State University
Phone: 
216.373.6477
Email: 
lflaherty@ndc.edu

Intermediate Arabic II

Course Prefix: 
ARB
Course Number: 
301

Intermediate Arabic I

Course Prefix: 
ARB
Course Number: 
300

Introduction to Arabic II

Course Prefix: 
ARB
Course Number: 
201

Building upon skills introduced in ARB 200, students are expected to enhance the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing in Modern Standard Arabic. This class will introduce hollow, double-root, and defective verbs, absolute negation, and conditional tense. Students will continue learning about Arab culture. Prerequisite: ARB 200.

Introduction to Arabic I

Course Prefix: 
ARB
Course Number: 
200

This course is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet, basic writing and conversational skills, and entry-level Arabic grammar, including gender of nouns and verbs and regular conjugations. Students will also be exposed to Arabic culture and social customs. Prerequisite: none

Cooperative Education

Course Prefix: 
TR
Course Number: 
295, 395, 495
Course Credits: 
3

Selected Topics

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 295, 395, 495
Course Credits: 
1-3

Basic Spanish II

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
102
Course Credits: 
4

Continuation of Spanish 101.

Spanish for Health Care Providers I

Course Prefix: 
SP
Course Number: 
120
Course Credits: 
2

The main goal of this introductory class is to gain confidence approaching and effectively interacting with Spanish-speaking patients and their families. Basic medical vocabulary, practical language skills (written and oral communication) and dialogues related to specific medical tasks are learned in this class through role playing, mock medical situations, etc. The students will be introduced to important issues in the care of the Hispanic patients: culture, values, beliefs, and their health status. Prerequisites: Jr. or Sr. Nursing major or permission of instructor.

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