- Code ARAB6504
- 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 Advanced Arabic 1 and introduces students to more advanced and complex texts in Arabic. The course assumes previous knowledge of the language over 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 complex written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to an advanced level;
- demonstrate use of a comprehensive range of Arabic grammar forms and vocabulary in writing and speaking to an advanced level;
- initiate and maintain extended face-to-face conversations in Arabic;
- demonstrate advanced comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources; and
- demonstrate refined and advanced oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
- In person mode of delivery In class exams, 2 x 2 hours (25% each) (50) [LO 1,2,4]
- Oral Presentation, 12 mins (10) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- In class quizzes, 2 x 30 mins (5% each) (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- Conversation hour participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Written assessments x 4 - Listening and transcription, 3 x 200 words (5% each) - Translation, 200 words (5%) (20) [LO 2,4,5]
- Online mode of delivery Online exam, 2 hours (50) [LO 1,2,4]
- Oral presentation, delivered via Adobe Connect, 10 mins (10) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- Online quiz, 15 mins (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- Online conversation hour (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Written assessments, submitted via Wattle - Listening and transcription 5 x 100 words (3% each) (LOs 1,3,5) - Two translation passages 300 words (2.5% each) (LOs 1,2,3,6) (20) [LO 2,4,5]
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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) 70 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Alosh, M., Ahlan wa Sahlan, Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners, New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2006.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
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|
|7134||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|
|9606||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||Online||N/A|