2020 unit information
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
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1.5-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week
1 x 1.5-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week
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:
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Use natural and appropriate pronunciation and intonation
Write basic constructions in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)
GLO8: Global citizenship
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
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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.
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.
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