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AR3402   Media Arabic 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

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

This module consolidates the grammar and vocabulary learned during Junior Honours semester 1, through the systematic analysis of the language of the Arabic media. Contemporary texts, audio and audio-visual material will be used. Students will be offered basic training in comprehension and translation of 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. N taking this module you must have taken AR3401 or undertaken equivalent study abroad.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

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

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 128

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: TBC