- Code ARAB6507
- 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, Asian Languages, Literature, Language Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
This reading course is for students who have completed Advanced Arabic A or equivalent. The course expands students' knowledge of specific literary Eras of Arabic from pre-Islamic times to the present. Focus is on areas of Arabic language, literature and culture. Students enrolling in this course undertake a research project in Arabic literature and present 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:
- Explain in Arabic the concept of Arabic poetry and prose through the eras.
- Initiate and maintain advanced face-to-face conversations, satisfying cultural and social norms.
- Undertake and apply advanced analytical research of Arabic literature in writing.
- Demonstrate advanced control of morphology of language and of the most frequently used syntactic structures.
- Analyse, extract and use information from texts in Arabic literature.
- Present an argument in Arabic about aspects of Arabic literature in different eras.
Oral presentations x 3 (Total 30%) (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6)
5 minute essay proposal (5%)
10 minute progress report (10%)
20 minute essay presentation (15%)
3000 word essay (40%)(Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6)
In class text-comparison assessment 3 x 400 words (10% for a total 30%) (Learning Outcomes 1- 6)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The lecturer will provide material selected from Arabic printed media, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.
Assumed KnowledgeAdvanced level of Arabic language proficiency.
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