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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: .
|Prerequisites:||110-170 Arabic 1A or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr A S Abdullah
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject forms a thorough introduction to spoken and written Arabic language and culture for students with some knowledge of Arabic. On completion of the subject students will have acquired a clear spoken facility at a basic level in Modern Standard Arabic; the ability to read and understand a variety of Arabic texts within a vocabulary range of 500-1000 most commonly used words; basic grammatical structures of Arabic language, and attained the capacity to apply them in speech and writing; have the ability to write simple letters to friends, and make journal entries relating to everyday activities; and a familiarity with a number of important Arab cultural habits and traditions.
|Assessment:||Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester); an aural/oral examination of 10 mins15% (during the exam period); and a 3-hour written examination 70% (during the exam period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Modern Standard Arabic Beginners: Book 2 (Saeed, Mayer and Raheem), MIALS|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Formerly available as 110-004. Students who have completed 110-004 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Available at 1st-year for Beginners stream students.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Arabic Studies)
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