• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Arabic
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Huda Al-Tamimi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2020
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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. demonstrate sufficient knowledge of some aspects of advanced Arabic syntax and morphology;
  2. 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;
  3. demonstrate advanced ability to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic;
  4. demonstrate advanced linguistic skills and functional understanding of Arabic Language; and
  5. demonstrate advanced knowledge of specific linguistic issues of Arabic syntax.

Indicative Assessment

  1. 3,500 word essay in Arabic and due at the end of semester (50) [LO 1,2,4,5]
  2. Oral Presentation, 20 minutes (50) [LO 3,4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 24 hours of language classes and research supervision; and b) 106 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARAB6502. If you feel that you meet the requirements through other means please contact the course convenor for approval to enrol in this course. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARAB3003.

Prescribed Texts

The lecturer will provide material selected from Arabic newspaper news items, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3570
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9607 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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