- Code ARAB6510
- 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
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:
- Read, listen and comprehend to an advanced level, the Modern Standard Arabic typically used in Arabic-language newspapers and Internet sites, and on Arabic-language radio and television;
- Speak Arabic at an advanced level, in the style and format typically found on Arabic-language radio and television;
- Summarize, in Arabic ,various news reports;
- Write and translate complex, news reports and media texts from English into Arabic and from Arabic into English;
- Comprehend conversations, dialogue, and delivered news to an advanced level, on a range of topics.
Indicative AssessmentParticipation in discussion (through the Discussion Forums on Wattle and tutorial participation) - ongoing - 15% of total mark (LOs 1-5)
3 x Quizzes (including multiple choice questions, short answer, translation and summary of news bulletin) - 1.5 hours each - 6.66% each for a total of 20% of total mark (LOs 1, 3, 4, 5)
Writing of 3 news items totalling 2000 words (500 words for items 1 and 2, worth 10% each, and 1000 words for item 3, worth 20%) - 40% of total mark (LOs 1,3)
Oral Presentation of a News Bulletin (3 minutes) - 25% (LOs 1,2,3,4)
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WorkloadOne hour of online tutorial and nine hours of online activities, practice exercises, further readings and formative assessment per week for 13 weeks. All course materials will be available from the course Wattle site.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The core texts, including current articles from Arabic magazines, newspapers and journals, will be made available to enrolled students via Wattle.
Elgibali, A., & Korica, N., Media Arabic: A Coursebook for Reading Arabic News, Cairo: The American University of Cairo, 2007.
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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|
|8650||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|
|8766||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|