This course is for students who have satisfactorily completed ARAB3004 Introductory Course to Arabic Literature. It aims to further enhance students' proficiency of Arabic language through their focus on a special area of interest in modern standard Arabic and their understanding of an application of grammatical and stylistic rules. Students will read and analyse selected texts from one genre in modern standard Arabic such as short stories, novels, plays and poems. This course will develop students' proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity and their capacity to understand and evaluate specialist and technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity;
- demonstrate their capacity to understand and evaluate technical language use as well as Arabic grammar;
- read and analyse selected texts from one genre in modern standard Arabic such as short stories, novels, plays and poems;
- 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; and
- demonstrate advanced ability and skills to present their findings in a scholarly manner in Arabic.
- 3,500 word essay (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- 20-25 minute presentation (50) [LO 3,5]
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The lecturer will provide materials selected from Arabic print media, short stories, poems, novels and other sources.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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