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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2139: Intermediate Arabic Language II

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Aims

Building on the Year Abroad learning experience, this module aims to develop a deeper knowledge of grammatical and syntactical structures; to develop active and passive learning of Arabic through a wide range of written and audio-visual materials; to strengthen your awareness of different styles and registers of Arabic; to broaden your skills in using Arabic; to develop the your skills in composition and translation. The module also aims to consolidate your use of colloquial Arabic.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. deal with grammatical and syntactical features of written Arabic and spoken Arabic
2. read various genres of Arabic texts, to write in Arabic, as well as to translate from and into written Arabic, with and without the use of bilingual and monolingual dictionaries
3. listen to Colloquial and Media Arabic and to communicate in standard and colloquial Arabic.
Discipline-Specific Skills4. express yourself in Arabic, in writing and orally
Personal and Key Skills5. develop time management skills and ability to conduct independent study.
6. develop written and oral communication skills in a foreign language.