Units of Study

ARBC3616 - Arabic Language and Literature 6B

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nijmeh Hajjar

Description

This unit aims to consolidate the students' competence in Arabic through dialogues in modern standard and educated every-day Arabic, reading and listening to material from the contemporary Arabic media, as well as writing and translation tasks relevant to real life situations. This unit equally aims to extend the students' knowledge and appreciation of Arabic literature and culture through reading and discussion of further representative texts by major Arabic authors in their societal context, with examples from different genres.

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

ARBC2105 or ARBC3615

Prohibitions

ARBC2106, ARBC1311, ARBC1312, ARBC2313, ARBC2314, ARBC2315, ARBC2316, ARBC2633, ARBC2634, ARBC3635, ARBC3636, ARBC3637, ARBC3638

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