Units of Study

ARBC2613 - Arabic Language and Literature 3B

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nijmeh Hajjar

Description

This unit aims to extend students' language skills in Arabic and enable them to appreciate Arabic literary texts. Students will be able to build up their communicative ability and extend their knowledge of modern Arabic vocabulary and structures, through realistic dialogues and class activity, including role-playing. They will be introduced to modern Arabic literature through reading and discussing selected texts by prominent authors, in their societal context. On completion of this unit, students progress to ARBC2614.

Assessments

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

Textbooks

Language material and a selection of literary texts will be available (consult the department)

Classes

4x1-hr seminars/week

Prerequisites

ARBC1102 or ARBC1612

Prohibitions

ARBC1311, ARBC1312, ARBC2633, ARBC2634, ARBC2103

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