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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3103: Advanced Arabic Language

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

Module Aims

This module aims to develop your ability to use complex syntactical structures of Modern Arabic through a wide range of written materials, i.e. media and cultural; to develop further writing, speaking and listening skills.This module aims to develop your ability to use complex syntactical structures of Modern Arabic through a wide range of written materials, i.e. media and cultural; to develop further writing, speaking and listening skills.

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. Demonstrate an understanding of, and ability to use, complex morphological and syntactical features of Arabic grammar
2. Read or scan complex texts at a reasonable speed
3. Translate texts from Arabic to English and from English to Arabic
4. Speak in fluent Arabic about a given topic
Discipline-Specific Skills5. Demonstrate an understanding of, and ability to use, stylistic features of written Arabic.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of audio texts and the ability to develop fluency in speaking Arabic.
Personal and Key Skills7. Demonstrate IT skills as well as the ability to carry out tasks in the language lab. This involves the use of audio-visual material
8. Demonstrate the ability to work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task.