• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Huda Al-Tamimi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course continues the work undertaken in Advanced Arabic A and introduces students to more advanced and complex texts in Arabic.  The course assumes previous knowledge of the language over two years or equivalent. Negotiation and debating techniques will be practiced on a broad range of topics as well as supervised discussions on relevant issues to further promote oral and listening skills.

Learning Outcomes

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:

  1. Demonstrate routine written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to an advanced level.
  2. Differentiate between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts.
  3. Demonstrate appropriate application of Arabic grammar and vocabulary to an an advanced level.
  4. Initiate and maintain predictable face-to-face conversations in Arabic.
  5. Demonstrate advanced comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources.
  6. Apply advanced oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.

Indicative Assessment

2 x 2 hour in-class Exams (50%) (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5)

Oral Presentation, 10 minutes (10%) (Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 6)

2 x 30 minute in-class Quizzes (7.5% for a total of 15%) (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)

Participation (5%) (Learning Outcomes 1- 6)

Conversation (ongoing participation in weekly conversation hour) (10%) (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6)

Written assessments x 4 (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)

  Listening and transcription 3 x 100 words (2.5% each)

  Translation 1 x 100 words (2.5%)

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Workload

4 hours of lectures and 1 hour conversation class per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to undertake a further 5 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester (total 130 hours).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARAB3001, or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission from the Program Convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have successfully completed ARAB6504.

Prescribed Texts

Alosh, M., Ahlna Wa Sahlan: Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners, New haven, London: Yale University Press, 2006.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7245 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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