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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12211001 - Arabic Language 1 (Árabe 1)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses (12211001)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

DEGREE: Grado en Filología hispánica (12311001)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Arabic Language 1
CODE: 12211001 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: RUIZ MORENO, ROSA MARÍA
DEPARTMENT: U123 - LENGUAS Y CULTURAS MEDITERRÁNEAS
FIELD OF STUDY: 285 - ESTUDIOS ÁRABES E ISLÁMICOS
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 106 E-MAIL: rmruiz@ujaen.es P: 211815
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

A) MORPHOSYNTACTIC CONTENTS

1. An introduction to the Arabic language.

2. Pronunciation and writing.

2.1. The Arabic alphabet: the consonants.

2.1.1. The weak letters.

2.1.2. Emphatic and non-emphatic letters.

2.1.3. Similar sounding letters.

2.1.4. The sun and the moon letters.

2.1.5. Connecting letters. The non-connector letters.

2.2. The orthographic signs: Pointing.

2.2.1. The vowels: fatha, kasra and damma (the short vowels and the long vowels; the doubled vowels or tanwin).

2.2.2. Other signs:  sukun (the diphthong),  shaddamaddawasla.

2.2.3.  HamzaAlif maqsuraTa` marbuta.

2.3. The punctuation.

2.4. The syllable and the stress.

3. Morphology.

3.1. Morphological categories: Verb, noun and particle. Root and pattern.

3.2. The noun. Classification. Morphosyntactic categories:

3.2.1. Gender. The feminine.

3.2.2. Number: singular, dual and plural. Types of plural. The sound plural.

3.2.3. Declension. Cases: nominative, accusative and genitive.

3.2.4. Definiteness: the definite article.

3.3. Personal pronoun.

3.4. Demonstrative pronoun.

3.5. Descriptive adjective.

3.6. Demonstrative adjective.

3.7. Possessive adjective: attached pronoun.

3.8. Adjective of colour.

3.9. Collective noun and unit noun.

3.10. The particle. Particles of place.

4. Syntax.

4.1. The nominal sentence.

4.2. The agreement.

4.3. The interrogative sentence.

4.4. The possession: the attached pronoun; the  idafa structure.

 

B) LEXICON, CONVERSATION AND BASIC COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTIONS

1. Greetings and goodbyes.

2. Introductions.

3. What is this?

4. Introducing your family. The possession.

5. Talking about what you do. Jobs.

6. Describing things.

7. Polite requests.

8. Asking question with hal. Yes/no questions.

9. Describing the location of items. Where is it?

10. Describing places. The town.

 

C) ARAB-ISLAMIC CULTURE AND SOCIETY

1. An introduction to Arab-Islamic culture and society.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures with the whole group will be mainly devoted to the presentation of grammatical, lexical, functional and phonological concepts. Students are encouraged to take active part in class by asking questions.

As for practical lessons, they will be dedicated to the fulfillment of the textbook's exercises and additional materials. It is of paramount importance that students carry out class-time exercises and homework tasks. In addition, it is essential that they attend classes regularly and participate actively in class. 

Tutorials will let students be helped with specific issues on the course activities, as well as they will allow the lecturer to follow up their progress in the acquisition of knowledge and in the correct process of learning.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  1. Attendance and active participation (20%).
  2. Homework assignments and giving in of exercises on time (20%).
  3. A written final exam with an oral exercise about listening skills (60%).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Standard Arabic: an elementary-intermediate course. Edition: -. Author: Schulz, Eckehard. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000  (Library)
  • Nueva gramática árabe. Edition: -. Author: Haywood-Nahmad. Publisher: Madrid: Coloquio, 1992  (Library)
  • Mastering arabic 1. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: Wightwick, Jane. Publisher: London ; Basingstoke : Palgrave MacMillan, 2015  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • A dictionary of modern written Arabic : (Arabic-English). Edition: 4. ed., considerably enl. and amended by the author. Author: Wehr, Hans. Publisher: Urbana (Illinois) : Spoken Language Services, 1994  (Library)
  • El árabe sin esfuerzo. Edition: -. Author: Schmidt, J.-J.. Publisher: Chennevières-sur-Marne: Assimil, cop. 1982  (Library)
  • Oxford Arabic dictionary : arabic-english, english-arabic. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)