- Code ARAB2011
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Arabic
- Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
This course continues the work undertaken in introductory Arabic B. It includes oral, listening and written practices as well as translation tasks and the study of Arabic morphology and syntax. Negotiation and debating techniques will be practiced on a range of topics as well as weekly supervised conversational tutorials to increase students' oral fluency and cultural awareness.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate routine written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to a lower intermediate level.
- Differentiate between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts.
- Demonstrate appropriate application of Arabic grammar and vocabulary to a lower intermediate level.
- Initiate and maintain short predictable face-to-face conversations in Arabic.
- Demonstrate comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources.
- Apply simple oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
Indicative AssessmentON-CAMPUS MODE OF DELIVERY
- Two in-class exams, 2-hours each (50%) [LOs 1, 2 ,3 ,5]
- Oral presentation,10 min (10%) [LOs 1, 3, 4, 6]
- Two in-class quizzes, 30-minutes each (7.5% each for a total of 15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
- Participation (5%) [Learning Outcomes 1- 6]
- Conversation hour participation (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6]
- Three listening and transcription, 90 words each (2.5% each for a total of 7.5%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
- One translation, 90 words (2.5%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
ONLINE MODE OF DELIVERY
- Three reading, writing, and listening Tasks (divided equally for a total of 25%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5]
- Conversation hour participation (15%) [LOs 2,3, 4, 5, 6]
- Two Quizzes, one hour each (5% each for a total 10%) [LOs 1,2,3,5]
- Oral recording on a set topic (2-3 minutes) (10%) [LOs 2,3,4,5,6]
- Oral exam, 5-10 min (10%) [LOs 1,2, 3,4,5, 6]
- Final written exam, two hours, online (30%) [LOs 1, 2, 3,5]
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ON-CAMPUS MODE OF DELIVERY
4 hours of lectures and one 1-hour conversation class per week for 13 weeks (a total of 5 hours per week). Students are expected to commit a further 5 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
ONLINE MODE OF DELIVERY
One 1-hour of lecture and one 1-hour conversation class per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 8 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsAlosh, M., Ahlan wa Sahlan, Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners, New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010.
Assumed KnowledgeOne year of Arabic language studies at tertiary level.
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- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2246||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|
|4755||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||Online||N/A|