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This course is a continuation of Arabic 100. It completes the coverage of the grammar and syntax of Modern Standard Arabic and trains students in reading, comprehending and writing with the help of a dictionary more complex Arabic sentences and passages.
Satisfactory completion of Arabic 100 or equivalent.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
At the end of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate…
- knowledge and understanding of intermediate Arabic grammar
- knowledge and understanding of a wide range of Arabic vocabulary
- knowledge and understanding of the appropriateness of a wide range of Arabic structures and expressions in a given context
- the ability to understand passages in written Arabic of medium length on everyday and some specialised topics
- the ability to produce passages in written Arabic of medium length on everyday and some specialised topics
- the ability to understand spoken Arabic and to engage in spoken discourse of medium complexity on everyday and some specialised topics
A total of 22 weeks teaching with 5 hours classroom contact per week divided into two two-hour lectures and a one-hour tutorial.
Method of assessmentOne three-hour written examination in May-June (70% of final marks) and one two-hour test at the end of term 1 (15%), one two hour test at the end of term 2 (15%).
- Kristen Brustad, Mohmoud Al-Batal & Abbas Al-Tonsi: Al-Kitaab fii Ta'allum al-Arabiyya, Part one, 3rd Edition,Georgetown University Press, 2011
- Badawi E., M. H. Abd al-Latif & M. al-Batal: al-Kitab al-asasi, Volume 2, The American University in Cairo Press, 2008
The course convenor will also provide additional texts from contemporary Arabic media.