Units of Study

ARBC3615 - Arabic Language and Literature 5B

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nijmeh Hajjar

Description

This unit aims to consolidate students' communicative skills, using realistic dialogues in modern standard and educated every-day Arabic, and samples of the Arabic press and electronic media. It equally aims to extend students' knowledge and appreciation of Arabic literature and culture through reading and discussion of representative texts by major Arabic authors in their societal context, with examples from different genres. On completion of this unit, students progress to ARBC3616.

Assessments

1x2.5hr exam (equivalent to 2500wds) (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

ARBC2104 or ARBC2614

Prohibitions

ARBC2105, ARBC1311, ARBC1312, ARBC2313, ARBC2314, ARBC2315, ARBC2316, ARBC2633, ARBC2634, ARBC3635, ARBC3636, ARBC3637, ARBC3638

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