Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM237: Advanced Arabic I

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level
Credits30 ECTS Value
Term(s) and duration
Academic staff
Available via distance learning

This core Arabic language module provides further language training for students on IAIS MA programmes who are working at an advanced level in Arabic. It will continue to develop the core language skills – writing, reading, speaking, listening, grammar and translation – through diverse texts and audio-visual material, including classical and religious texts, literature, film, print and social media, enabling students to gain proficiency in a variety of registers and language types. There will be 8 hours of contact time per week and assessment will be through written assignments, listening exercises, oral presentations and end of term exams (oral, listening, speaking). The module will include classes in Arabic dialect.

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