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Australian National University

  • Code ARAB3006
  • Unit Value 6 units
  • Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
  • Course subject Arabic
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Huda Al-Tamimi

This course is for students who have satisfactorily completed ARAB3005 Introductory Course to Arabic Literature. It aims to further enhance students' proficiency of Arabic language through their focus on a special area of interest in modern standard Arabic and their understanding of an application of grammatical and stylistic rules. Students will read and analyse selected texts from one genre in modern standard Arabic such as short stories, novels, plays and poems. This course will develop students' proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity and their capacity to understand and evaluate specialist and technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity
  • Demonstrate their capacity to understand and evaluate technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.
  • Read and analyse selected texts from one genre in modern standard Arabic such as short stories, novels, plays and poems. 
  • Acquire knowledge of many aspects of advanced Arabic syntax and morphology;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in more complex written syntactic and discourse structures and extend their capacity to use such structures appropriately to undertake a small-scale research.
  • Demonstrate their ability to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic.
  • Demonstrate their advanced linguistic skills and functional understanding of Arabic Language.

Indicative Assessment

3,000 word essay (50%) and 30-minute presentation (50%).

Workload

Two hours of language classes per week or regular meeting with the Supervisor

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARAB3005. If you feel that you meet the requirements through other means please contact the course convenor for approval to enrol in this course. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARAB6508.

Prescribed Texts

The lecturer will provide materials selected from Arabic print media, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.

Majors

Minors

Programs

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  Tuition fees will be published by 1 October for the next year.

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500

Course Fees:

Domestic fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478

International fee paying students

Year Commencing Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3132
2006 $3132
2007 $3132
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246

Terms

Second Semester, 2014

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date
8101 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014

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