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Arabic

The Arabic major sequence provides development of communication skills in modern standard Arabic and language fluency.

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The major sequence provides development of communication skills in modern standard Arabic and language fluency. This is enhanced through contextual knowledge of Middle Eastern history, culture and society. Students taking Arabic are encouraged to take complementary units in the relevant area studies in order to obtain a sound background and knowledge of the cultural, geopolitical and historical issues relevant to the regions where Arabic is spoken.

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Associate Professor Abdel-Hakeem Kasem is a multi-award winning teacher who lectures in Arabic language and culture studies and coordinates Deakin's Arabic In-country program. His research interests involve Arabic language and culture studies, language acquisition and cross-cultural communication.

Career and Industry

Students undertaking the Arabic major are encouraged to study abroad during the trimester 3. Intensive in-country units provide opportunities for students to increase their level of linguistic proficiency and cultural understanding.Deakin has well-established links with a number of institutions in Syria, Jordan, Oman and Tunisia.


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