AIB252 - Arabic and the World 2B: Texts and Contexts in Arabic

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Nil

Prerequisite:

AIB251 or permission from unit chair to enrol

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

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

Content

In this unit, students are introduced to more advanced texts in Arabic. It will also cover the remainder of essential aspects of Arabic grammar so that by the end of this unit students will have acquired a strong language foundation. Students will increase their oral fluency by participating in discussions dealing with a wide range of topics and issues. By reading a variety of styles used by novelists and journalists, students will be sensitised to discourse structures of Arabic unlike those familiar to them in English.

Unit Fee Information

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