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AR1002   Arabic for Beginners 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AR1001

Anti-requisite(s): The Student Must not be a Native Speaker of Arabic who is fluent in Modern Standard Arabic.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 5 language classes and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 55

Guided independent study hours: 145

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, approximately 15-minute Practical Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


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