Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2156: Kurdish 2 (Sorani)

This module descriptor refers to the 2014/5 academic year.


NQF Level 5
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks), term 2 (11 weeks) and term 3 (0 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Christine Robins (Convenor)

Seevan Saeed (Lecturer)


ARA1025 Kurdish 1 (Sorani)



Available via distance learning


This is a core module for Stage Two students on the following BA programmes: Arabic and Kurdish, Middle East Studies with Kurdish. It introduces texts of intermediate level. This module aims to teach the students to read and translate Kurdish texts. Furthermore it is aimed that the students, through learning a more advanced Kurdish vocabulary and grammar, should be able to write simple texts in Kurdish. The emphasis of the module will be on analysing Kurdish texts in order to provide a more detailed understanding of the structure of the Kurdish language. The ability to conduct basic conversations in Kurdish is another aim of the module. Oral and aural skills are developed through language lab work and conversation practice.

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