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Semester 1

Introductory Arabic Language (IMES07001)

Course Website

http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/open-languages

Subject

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

College

CAHSS

Credits

20

Normal Year Taken

1

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

This course is designed for complete beginners with no previous knowledge of Arabic of any kind, either as a first (native) or second language. Should there be any doubt as to a student's proficiency in Arabic, they must inform both their Personal Tutor and the Course Organiser for Introductory Arabic Language, who may advise them to switch to a different course. This course cannot be taken alongside Arabic 1a (IMES08026). Please note that this course may incur additional costs for materials.

Course Summary

The course provides an introduction to written and spoken Modern Standard Arabic for students with no previous knowledge of the language. All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed.

Course Description

The course provides an introduction to written and spoken Modern Standard Arabic and is designed for complete beginners. The aim of the course is to equip students with skills to read and write the Arabic script and with a basic grounding in grammar and vocabulary of Modern Standard Arabic. All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 60%, Coursework 40%, Practical Exam 0%

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