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AR4402 Advanced Arabic 2

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

This module will build upon the skills gained in AR4401. 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


Compulsory for Arabic

UG Pre-requisite(s):AR2001, AR2002, AR3401 or Study Abroad, AR3402 or Study Abroad, AR4401
UG Anti-requisite(s):AR4205

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 22
  • Guided independent study: 128

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%


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