- Code ARAB3003
- 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 is a reading course for students who have completed Intermediate Arabic ‘B' or its equivalent. Readings should be completed in line with the Guidelines provided to students. Focus will be on one area of Arabic studies, i.e. Linguistics. Students enrolling in this course should be able to undertake a small-scale research project in Arabic Linguistics and present their findings in a scholarly manner.
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 sufficient knowledge of some 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 in Arabic linguistics;
- Demonstrate their ability to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic;
- Demonstrate their advanced linguistic skills and functional understanding of Arabic Language; and,
- Demonstrate their knowledge of specific linguistic issues of Arabic syntax.
2,500 word essay in Arabic due at the end of semester (50%)
30-minute oral presentation on essay topic due at end of semester (50%)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 24 hours of language classes; and b) 106 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The lecturer will provide material selected from Arabic newspaper news items, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.
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