- Code ARAB6503
- 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 Intermediate Arabic B and introduces students to advanced and complex texts in Arabic. The course assumes previous knowledge of the language of 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.
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 complex written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to an upper intermediate to an advanced level.
- Critically analyse the differences between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts.
- Demonstrate use of a good range of Arabic grammar forms and vocabulary in writing and speaking to an upper intermediate level.
- Initiate and maintain face-to-face conversations in Arabic.
- Demonstrate an upper intermediate to an advanced comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources.
- Demonstrate refined and advanced oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
Indicative Assessment2 in-class exams, 2 hours each (25% each for a total of 50%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5]
Oral presentation, 12 minutes (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 6]
2 in-class quizzes, 30 minutes each (5% each for a total of 10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
Conversation hour participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6]
3 Listening and transcriptions, 200 words each (5% each for a total of 15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
Translation, 200 words (5%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6]
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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
Alosh, M., Ahlna Wa Sahlan: Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners, New haven, London: Yale University Press, 2013.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2249||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|