Undergraduate Course: Arabic 1b (IMES08027)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Arabic 1b is designed to complement the Arabic 1a elementary course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). It also continues to introduce students to the fundamentals of Spoken Arabic. It is worth 20 credits and runs in Semester 2 only. Successful completion of Arabic 1a is an essential requirement for entry to the course.
Arabic 1b is designed to complement the Arabic 1a elementary course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). It also continues to introduce students to the fundamentals of Spoken Arabic. It is worth 20 credits and runs in Semester 2 only. Successful completion of Arabic 1a is an essential requirement for entry to the course.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Arabic 1a (IMES08026)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Entrance test must be taken and passed - Please contact the IMES office for more information : email@example.com
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 40,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework (Mid-Semester Test): 20%
Oral Exam: 20%
Written Exam: 60%
||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:
- Read, write, and talk confidently about a range of topics such as daily life, sport and leisure, education, weather, holidays, festivals, and culture and media.
- Use a wide range of Arabic grammatical structures, including the present and future tense, comparatives and superlatives, the subjunctive, complex sentences such as conditionals and subordinates, the derived forms of the Arabic verb, and verb sub-types including hollow, final weak, and doubled verbs.
- Use a range of Spoken Arabic vocabulary and grammatical structures to talk about habitual events, future plans, wishes, desires, and needs, and giving opinions.
- Read and extract targeted information from longer texts, and write both narrative and reflective essays in Modern Standard Arabic on familiar topics.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||IMES Arabic 1b
|Course organiser||Dr Jona Fras
Tel: (0131 6)50 3625
|Course secretary||Mrs Anne Budo
Tel: (0131 6)50 4161