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AR2001   Intermediate Arabic 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 8

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 10.00 am. If timetable clash, 2.00 pm Wed, Thu and Fri, or 4.00 pm Wed, Thu and Fri

This module, together with AR2002, will enable students to read and write Modern Standard Arabic to intermediate level with the aid of a dictionary, and to speak in standard Arabic on appropriate topics with a limited vocabulary. Oral work and written class work will be based on a series of texts selected for their relevance to the understanding of contemporary issues and culture.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AR1002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 5 language classes and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 50

Guided independent study hours: 150

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