Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA1025: Kurdish 1 (Sorani)

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:

Pronouns, copula suffix, ezafe, verbal tenses (present and perfect; indicative, imperative, subjunctive mood), Past tenses, more complex structures (eg relative clauses, indirect speech).

Texts, conversations and exercises to support acquisition of these grammatical points.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
55950

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity11Group work: students will do speaking and listening exercises in groups. 30 minutes per week (average over the year)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity11Pair work: students will do speaking and listening exercises in pairs 30 minutes per week (average over the year)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity7.5Language games, such as guessing, filling in the gaps etc 20 minutes per week
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity25.5Weekly tests on grammar and vocabulary, listening and speaking, 5 of which are assessed and contribute to continuous assessment mark.
Guided Independent study45Weekly written homework assignments, 5 of which are assessed and contribute to continuous assessment mark
Guided Independent study50Private study, rereading and preparing tests and using audio-visual online resources

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/