Arabic 2 B (UG)

Key information

Start date
End date
Year of study
Any
Duration
Term 2
Module code
155906724
FHEQ Level
6
Credits
15

Module overview

This module is a continuation of Arabic 2A

It completes the coverage of the grammar and syntax of Modern Standard Arabic at an intermediate level and trains students in reading, comprehending and writing with the help of a dictionary more complex Arabic sentences and passages.

Prerequisites

At the end of the module, 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

Workload

Total of 10 weeks teaching with 5 hours classroom contact per week

Method of assessment

  • One 90-minute end-of-term test (15%)
  • One 15-minute oral test in Term 3 (25%)
  • One three-hour written end of year exam (60%)
  • The exact assessment deadline dates are published on the relevant module Moodle/BLE page

Convenor

Ms Maha Collinson

Disclaimer

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