Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA2000: Year Abroad

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

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to advance your knowledge of Arabic grammar and syntax as well as reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through a wide range of authentic Arabic texts, to facilitate your acquisition of a spoken dialect of Arabic, and to immerse you in first-hand experience of Arab society and culture.

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. Read and demonstrate understand a range of Arabic texts and linguistic styles such as in literature, poetry, religious texts, and media
2. Communicate in a spoken Arabic dialect.
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Assimilate information about another culture and to experience at first hand the cultural and social aspects of an Arab country.
Personal and Key Skills4. develop time management skills and ability to demonstrate how to conduct independent study, as well as how to work in pairs and groups in conversation and on text-based work.
5. demonstrate confidence in the use of a foreign language