Postgraduate Course: Advanced Arabic H (IMES11082)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is intended to equip students with the skills required to teach Arabic to non-native speakers using communicative teaching pedagogy. Although it is not a teaching qualification per se, it would provide a good foundation for a student who is interested in teaching Arabic to adults at further or higher education or any other context.
To be confirmed
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 90,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- hone communicative Arabic skills in speaking through a wide range of communicative activities.
- use their Arabic in simulated practical ways such as interpreting and presenting.
- listen to Arabic interviews and summarise their content.
- fine tune their Arabic so that correct language is used in the correct context.
|All teaching material to be provided by IMES staff.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||a) the ability to deliver clear & concise presentations
b) the ability to communicate in and understand the language of another culture
c) the ability to code switch from different registers of language
d) the ability to learn a language intensively over a short period
e) the ability to write clear, accurate, precise and concise prose.
f) the ability to listen to news broadcasts and summarise the main points both orally and in written form
|Course organiser||Mrs Farah Aboubakr
|Course secretary||Mrs Alisa Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4465