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AR3401   Media Arabic 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: Wed 12.00 - 1.00 pm, Thu 12.00 - 1.00 pm

This module consolidates the grammar and vocabulary learned during Sub-Honours by introducing students to the language of the Arabic media through texts, audio and audio-visual material. Students will be offered basic training in comprehension and translation of contemporary Media Arabic in both directions, and will also compose their own written material and give oral presentations in Arabic.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AR2002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours - mixture of lectures, seminars and tutorials and 1 surgery hour

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 150

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Oral 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