• 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 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

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

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%).

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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

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
8282 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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