AIB309 - Advanced Arabic Language Skills
|Year||2017 unit information|
*Unit Chair approval is required to enrol in Cloud (Online) mode
Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne) Cloud (online)*
AIB352 or AIB306 and Unit Chair approval is required to enrol in Cloud (online) mode
Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
Advanced oral and written practice; advanced study of Arabic morphology and syntax; methods of text analysis; translation tasks using extracts from Arabic newspaper news items and other sources. Argument and debating techniques will be practiced on a broad range of topics and controlled discussions on current and relevant issues to promote further oral and listening skills.
Written sources will include recorded Modern Standard Arabic discourse material. These will offer a wide range of subjects, register and style. Formal and informal speech, idiomatic expressions, proverbs and figurative language will be a focus. Selection of current affairs material from a variety of sources will be examined in order to acquaint students with a wide range of lexical and idiomatic variants.
By the end of this unit, students should have mastered quite complex structures in Arabic and should be able to perform both orally and in writing at an advanced level.
Essay, 50%, 2000 words
Research and Writing Exercises, 15% each, 600 words x 2
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