- Code ARAB6502
- 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, Language Studies
This course continues the work undertaken in Intermediate Arabic A. It includes oral, listening and written practices, study of Arabic morphology & syntax and translation tasks. 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 an intermediate level.
- Critically analyse the differences between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts.
- Demonstrate use of a comprehensive range of Arabic grammar forms and vocabulary in writing and speaking to an intermediate level.
- Initiate and maintain extended face-to-face conversations in Arabic.
- Demonstrate comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources.
- Apply oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
Indicative AssessmentON-CAMPUS MODE OF DELIVERY:
- Two in-class exams, 2-hours each (22.5% for a total of 45%) [LOs 1, 2 ,3 ,5]
- Oral presentation,15 min (15%) [LOs 1, 3, 4, 6]
- Two in-class quizzes, 30-minutes each (5% each for a total of 10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
- Conversation hour participation (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6]
- Three listening and transcriptions, 200 words each (5% each for a total of 15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
- One translation, 200 words (5%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
- Three reading, writing, and listening tasks (5% each for a total 15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5]
- Conversation hour participation (15%) [LOs 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
- Two Quizzes, one hour each (7.5% each for a total of 15%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 5]
- Oral recording on a set topic (3-4 minutes) (15%) [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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WorkloadON-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
Alosh, M., Ahlan wa Sahlan, Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners, New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010.
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of 1.5 years of Arabic language at tertiary level.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7246||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|
|9773||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||Online||N/A|