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AR4401 Advanced Arabic 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
Level:
SCQF Level 10
Semester:1
Planned timetable:3.00 or 4.00 pm Mon, 3.00 or 4.00 pm Thu (or 5.00 pm Thu in even weeks)

This module will build upon the skills gained in the third year modules in Arabic. Emphasis will be placed on Arabic grammar, translation into and out of Arabic and free composition in Arabic. Students will also give oral presentations in Arabic. A variety of modern and contemporary materials representing different facets of Arab culture will be used to broaden students' knowledge of the language.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules

Undergraduate

Compulsory for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR2001, AR2002, AR3401, AR3402 or study abroad

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 20
  • Guided independent study: 130

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 10%
  • Coursework: 30%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Practical (Oral Presentation) = 10%, Coursework = 30%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator:Ms C Cobham
Module teaching staff:Ms C Cobham, Dr F Caiani, TBC, Mr M Whitehouse