This course continues the work undertaken in Introductory Arabic 2. It includes oral, listening and written practices as well as translation tasks and the study of Arabic morphology and syntax. Negotiation and debating techniques will be practiced on a range of topics as well as weekly supervised conversational tutorials to increase students' oral fluency and cultural awareness.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate routine written social correspondence and daily situational conversation in Arabic to a lower intermediate level;
- differentiate between the main ideas and subsidiary ideas in Arabic texts;
- demonstrate appropriate application of Arabic grammar and vocabulary to a lower intermediate level;
- initiate and maintain short predictable face-to-face conversations in Arabic;
- demonstrate comprehension of the Arabic language presented in a variety of audiovisual sources; and
- apply simple oral skills in real Arabic speaking situations.
- Homework assignments (300-400 words) (15) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Tutorial activities (10) [LO 2,3,4,5,6]
- Three Quizzes (reading, writing, grammar, listening) (8.30% each) (25) [LO 1,2,3,5]
- Oral presentation (5 minutes) (15) [LO 2,3,4,5,6]
- Oral exam (5-10 minutes) (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
- Final written exam (2 hours) (25) [LO 1,2,3,5]
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120 hours of total student learning time made up of:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks (4 hours per week including tutorial activities); and
b) 72 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsAlosh, M., Ahlan wa Sahlan, Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Beginners, New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010.
One year of Arabic language studies at tertiary level
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