- Code ARAB3001
- 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 2 and introduces students to advanced and complex texts in Arabic. The course assumes previous knowledge of the language for 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:
- demonstrate routine written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to an upper intermediate level;
- differentiate between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts;
- demonstrate appropriate application of Arabic grammar and vocabulary to an upper intermediate level;
- initiate and maintain predictable face-to-face conversations in Arabic;
- demonstrate good comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources; and
- apply an upper intermediate oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
- In person In-class exams, 2 x 2 hours (25% each) (50) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Oral presentation, 10 mins (10) [LO 1,3,4,6]
- In-class quizzes, 2 x 30 mins (7.5% each) (15) [LO 1,2,3,5,6]
- Participation (5) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
- Conversation hour participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,6]
- Listening and transcriptions, 3 x 100 words (2.5% each for a total of 7.5%) (null) [LO 1,2,3,5,6]
- Translation, 100 words (2.5%) (null) [LO 1,2,3,5,6]
- Online Final online exam, 2 hours (50) [LO 1,2,3]
- Oral presentation (delivered via Adobe Connect), 10 mins (10) [LO 1,3,4,6]
- Online Quiz, 15 mins (10) [LO 1,3]
- Online Conversation hour (10) [LO 1,3,4,5,6]
- Written assessments (submitted via Wattle), listening and transcriptions, 5 x 100 words (4% each) (20) [LO 1,3,5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 60 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 48 hours of lectures and 12 hours of conversation classes; and
b) 58 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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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- 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|
|2128||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||31 Mar 2020||29 May 2020||In Person||N/A|
|4059||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||31 Mar 2020||29 May 2020||Online||N/A|