Arabic Advanced Translation & Writing 5A (ARBC3635)


This unit aims to develop written fluency in Arabic and English through translation methodology and skills. The unit is designed to further develop students' advanced writing, reading and interpreting skills. Practical tasks will include translation from Arabic into English and vice versa, using a wide range of texts, including creative literature, the press, business and diplomatic correspondence and basic scientific, technical and literary documents.

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2x1hr seminars/week


1x2hr exam (equivalent to 2000wds) (50%), written and oral exercises (equivalent to 800wds) (20%), 1x2.5hr Mid-semester exam (25%), Seminar participation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge



ARBC1101, ARBC1102, ARBC1611, ARBC1612, ARBC2314

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