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AR2002 Intermediate Arabic 2

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 8
Semester:2
Planned timetable:10.00 am. If timetable clash, 10.00 am Wed, 2.00 pm Thu and Fri, or 4.00 pm Wed, Thu and Fri

This module continues the work of AR2001 and prepares students for Honours modules in Arabic. In tutorials, applied language work uses passages from contemporary and modern writings, selected for their relevance to the understanding of contemporary issues, language and thought. In classes/lectures, representative literary texts provide an introduction to key themes in Arabic culture.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Compulsory for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR2001
UG Modules required for:AR3201

Postgraduate

Optional for Middle Eastern History Postgraduate Programme.

PG Modules required for:AR3201

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:5 language/text 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:Dr F Caiani
Module teaching staff:Dr F Caiani, TBC, Mr M Whitehouse