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2020/21 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

ARAB2011 Advanced Arabic Grammar and Translation

15 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Dr Ahmed Elgindy
Email: a.elgindy@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2020/21

Pre-requisite qualifications

Year abroad Arabic language or equivalent

Co-requisites

ARAB2021Ess Skills in Practical Arabic

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To provide an in-depth analysis of Arabic morphology and syntax in order to improve comprehension, translation and writing skills.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this module students should be able to demonstrate the ability to provide an in-depth analysis of Arabic morphology and syntax in order to improve comprehension and translation.

Students will be able to deal to translate texts of different registers.


Syllabus

- Morphology: Analysis of usages of the Arabic verb system, noun patterns and particle functions.
- Syntax: Analysis of usages of the various syntactical functions and the word order of simple, compound and complex sentences in Arabic.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture172.0034.00
Private study hours116.00
Total Contact hours34.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Private study

preparatory reading for lectures/seminars, completion of coursework as well as preparation for presentations and exams

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Students progress is monitored through:
- fortnightly submitted language coursework, oral presentations and exams
- checking attendance throughout the year
- access to weekly office hours.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
In-course AssessmentCoursework including exercises and participation in class, and progress tests100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 01/03/2021 10:39:05

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