Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA1016: Reading and Translation

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Aims

This is a core module for First Year Single Honours Students, but can be taken as an optional module by other students of similar level. Its aim is to enable the students to read, understand and translate simple texts from English into Arabic and from Arabic into English.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Acquired the skills to read and understand elementary texts in Arabic with and without the use of a dictionary.
2. Translate from English into Arabic and from Arabic into English simple texts from various sources.
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Use correct grammar, some linguistic forms and structures in writing; ability to use the dictionary.
Personal and Key Skills4. Develop time management skills and ability to demonstrate how to conduct independent study;
5. Work in pairs and groups on text-based work
6. Demonstrate confidence in reading and writing skills.