Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA1015: Arabic for Beginners
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
Alif Baa, Introduction to the Arabic Letters and Sounds
Al-Kitab 1 (Third Edition)
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||80||Lectures. Emphasis on active and passive learning, listening and reading skills, as well as developing confidence to speak Arabic|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||30||Group and pair work with emphasis on conversation and writing skills|
|Guided Independent study||22||Language laboratory work with the help of DVDs provided|
|Guided Independent study||22||Assessed in-class tests contribute towards continuous assessment mark. An average mark will be taken of all the marks of assessed in-class tests.|
|Guided Independent study||146||Private study|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).