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AR2002   Intermediate Arabic 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AR2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 5 language/text 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