Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3103: Advanced Arabic Language

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Authentic materials selected by course tutors


Supporting Materials:


El Mustapha Lahlali, Radia Kesseiri, Essential Skills in Arabic: From Intermediate to Advanced, Edinburgh University Press, 2018


Alaa Elgibali, Nevenka Korica, Media Arabic: A Coursebook for Reading Arabic News, The American University in Cairo Press, 2007.


Raji Ramunny, Advanced Standard Arabic, Michigan, 1995. (recommended)


Badawi, Carter, Gully. A Referenced Grammar of Modern Written Arabic, London, 2000.


Nariman Warraki, Ahmed Hassanein, The Connectors in MSA, Cairo, 1993.


Wehr, H, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden 1979.