Units of Study

ARBC1612 - Arabic Introductory 2B

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ali Yunis Aldahesh


This unit aims to strengthen students' listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in living Arabic. Emphasis will be on building up communicative ability as well as extending the vocabulary and language structures through realistic dialogues and story lines in modern standard and educated every-day Arabic. Morphology and syntax of Arabic are gradually introduced in context through a structured method of progression, using realistic patterns, exercises and drills, rather than formal grammar. On completion of this unit, students progress to ARBC2613.


1x2.5hr exam (equivalent to 2000wds) (50%), written and oral exercises (equivalent to 800wds) (20%), 1x2.5hr mid-semester exam (25%) and class participation (5%)


Nijmeh Hajjar, Living Arabic in Context: Arabic for Beginners, Stage 2, Sydney, 2004 (consult the department for textbook and audio CDs)


4x1-hr seminars/week


ARBC1101 or ARBC1611


ARBC1311, ARBC1312, ARBC1102

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