Undergraduate Course: Arabic 4 (IMES10040)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is a comprehensive, progressive course expanding students' knowledge of Arabic grammar, style, and vocabulary at an advanced level.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Arabic 2 (IMES08006)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| 0
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 72,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Revision Session Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||2 x mid-semester tests (15% [i.e. 7.5% each])
December diet exam, 1.5 hours (20%)
Listening assessment (May) (20%)
May exam, 3 hours (45%)
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||1:30|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Sutdents will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of Media Arabic.
- Students will learn to understand Arabic news bulletins.
- Students will learn to read and understand a range of modern literary texts.
- Students will learn to translate advanced texts on a wide range of topics from Arabic into Enlish and vice versa.
- Students will learn to talk and write about current affairs, social, political, environmental and scientific issues.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Ayah Durkawi
Tel: (0131 6)50 6615
|Course secretary||Mrs Vivien Macnish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 4182