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AR1002 Arabic for Beginners 2

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 7
Semester:2
Planned timetable:11.00 am or, if timetable clash, 12.00 noon on Mon; 11.00 am or, if timetable clash, 12.00 noon Tue - Fri, or 3.00 pm Tue - Fri, or 4.00 pm, Tue, Thu, Fri and 9.00 am Wed

This module will complete the work of AR1001 and prepare students for AR2001. It will cover the remaining points of Arabic grammar, using a selection of representative non-literary texts. Please note that this module is not designed for native or heritage speakers of Arabic.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Compulsory for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR1001
UG Anti-requisite(s):Native Speaker of Arabic who is fluent in Modern Standard Arabic.
UG Modules required for:AR2001

Postgraduate

Optional for Middle Eastern History Postgraduate Programme.

PG Anti-requisite(s):Native Speaker of Arabic who is fluent in Modern Standard Arabic.
PG Modules required for:AR2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:5 language classes and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 55
  • Guided independent study: 145

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 40%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Practical Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Postgraduate Assessment :2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Practical Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%

Personnel

Module coordinator:Mr M Whitehouse
Module teaching staff:Dr F Caiani, TBC, Mr M Whitehouse