Undergraduate Course: Arabic 2 (VS2) (IMES08039)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Part-year visiting students only
|Summary||The course consolidates the students' knowledge of modern standard Arabic which covers the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The students occassionally read some modern Arabic literature.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||If you are a visiting student you must pass a placement test, students will be invited to join Arabic 2 Sem2 if they reach 50%. This test will take place at the beginning of January 2018 (Friday 12 January at 10am). Please contact the IMES office ( 1/24, 19 George Square) by email to make arrangement - firstname.lastname@example.org.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Part-year visiting students only (VV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 40,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Revision Session Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Mid-semester test (20%)
three-hour examination (80%): written 80%, oral 20%
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Listening: Students will be able to understand straightforward information about everyday related topics, follow clear speech directed at them, and follow some TV programmes on topics of personal interest.
- Reading: Students will be able to understand the main points in straightforward texts and subjects of personal interest, read through simple factual texts in magazines and newspapers, and read simple versions in novels and stories.
- Speaking: Students will be able to start a conversation on topics that are familiar, describe incidents, express their feelings, give prepared presentations, give practical instructions on how to do something and express their opinions on abstract topics.
- Writing: students will be able to write about a variety of familiar subjects well enough for others to follow their story or argument, and write a detailed description of an experience, dream and imaginary event including feelings and reactions
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
|Course organiser||Mrs Marwa Mouazen
Tel: (0131 6)50 4176
|Course secretary||Mrs Anne Budo
Tel: (0131 6)50 4161