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AIB351 - Arabic 3A

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Offering information:

* This unit will be offered at Geelong and Off campus from 2015

Enrolment modes:

(B, G*, X*)

Credit point(s):2
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.250
Unit chair:Z Gabsi
Prerequisite:AIB252 or AIB205

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


Students will increase their listening and speaking skills of Modern Standard Arabic, enabling them to participate in discussions on a wide variety of topics with confidence. The unit provides further practice in more advanced forms of oral and written expression. Students will be expected to develop a high standard of fluency in speech and reading and an ability to analyse complex grammatical structures. The basic syntactic patterns and vocabulary acquired will be consolidated and will involve the use of more complex linguistics. Class material will be chosen from contemporary writing: newspapers, magazines, journal articles and short stories.


Weekly written assignments 20%, class participation 10%, mid-trimester oral test 10%, end-of-trimester oral test 20%, written exam 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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