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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3103: Advanced Arabic Language

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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. The module also aims to provide you with skills in demand in the job market like translation 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 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. Express ideas fluently and spontaneously without obvious searching for expressions.
Discipline-Specific Skills5. Demonstrate an understanding of stylistic features of written Arabic.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of audio texts and develop fluency in speaking Arabic.
Personal and Key Skills7. Demonstrate IT skills and carry out tasks in the language lab, using, where appropriate, audio-visual material
8. Work independently, within a limited time frame, and without access to external sources, to complete a specified task.