Arabic Advanced Translation & Writing 5A (ARBC3635)

UNIT OF STUDY

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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Classes

2x1-hr seminars/week

Assessment

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?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ARBC1312 or ARBC2633

Prohibitions

ARBC1101, ARBC1611, ARBC1102, ARBC1612, ARBC2313

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