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AR4401   Advanced Arabic 1

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): "student must have completed AR3401, AR3402 or equivalent study abroad"

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 20

Guided independent study hours: 130

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Practical (Oral Presentation) = 10%, Coursework = 30%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 10%
Coursework: 30%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

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