Units of Study

ARBC2633 - Arabic Advanced Language & Literature 3A

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Nijmeh Hajjar


This unit aims to strengthen practical language skills, including writing and translation, to enrich the students' understanding of Arabic literature and culture, develop their analytical and critical skills through reading of a variety of Arabic texts by writers from different Arab countries, focusing on themes of modernity and identity as reflected in modern Arabic essays on political, social and cultural issues and in contemporary Arabic literature in general.


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


A dossier of texts will be provided


3x1-hr seminars/week


HSC Arabic Extension or Arabic Continuers or 70% or above in Arabic Beginners (subject to placement test)



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