Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA1033B: Elementary Arabic Language II

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.


NQF Level 4
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor John Cooper (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


Arabic is spoken by hundreds of millions of people across the world. It is also the language of the Quran, so many Muslims who are not Arabic speakers learn Arabic in order to understand the Quran. Learning Arabic is necessary for you to understand the culture, civilisation and history of the Arab World. It opens the doors for you to appreciate and enjoy the great wealth of literary works written in Arabic. 

This is a core module for MArabic and Combined Honours students. This module continues your introduction to the basics of Modern Written Arabic morphology and syntax as well as the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening in Modern Standard Arabic and prepares you for the Year Abroad and/or more advanced Arabic language studies. You are required to have completed ARA1033A in order to take this this module.

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