Unit search

Search results

AIB152 - Arabic 1B

Year:

2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.

Last updated: 2 June 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Hakeem Kasem
Prerequisite:

AIB151

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1.5-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

1 x 1.5-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week

Content

As in Arabic 1A, a great deal of emphasis will be given to the development of practical skills in the use of language. This is a continuation of the work covered in the first trimester and will consolidate and build on the sentence patterns and vocabulary previously acquired. Cultural topics will be discussed in conjunction with the language material.

 
 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit

At the completion of this unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Communicate orally using elementary constructions

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO6: Self-management

ULO2

Use natural and appropriate pronunciation and intonation

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO6: Self-management

ULO3

Write basic constructions in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO6: Self-management

ULO4

Recognize learned language in written form

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO6: Self-management

ULO5

Utilize and apply relevant speaking and writing skills to learned language

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO7: Teamwork

ULO6

Use acquired knowledge and skills and apply to social and cultural conventions related to everyday issues

GLO6: Self-management

GLO8: Global citizenship

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Trimester 2:

Campus and Cloud:

Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online and Written Exercises 1000 words or equivalent 30% Information not yet available
Assessment 2 (groups of 2-3 students) - Class Participation and Presentation 5-10 minutes 10% Information not yet available
Assessment 3 (Individual) - Writing Exercises 300 words 20% Information not yet available
Assessment 4 (Individual) - Final Oral Test 7-10 minutes 20% Information not yet available
Assessment 5 (Individual) - Final Online Test 75 minutes 20% Information not yet available

 

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: AIB152 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

Unit Fee Information

Click on the fee link below which describes you: