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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12211002 - Arabic Language 2 (Árabe 2)

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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 (12211002)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

DEGREE: Grado en Filología hispánica (12311002)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Arabic Language 2
CODE: 12211002 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
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: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

 

A)   MORPHOSYNTACTIC CONTENTS

 

1. Verb morphology.

1.1. The Arabic root system: three root verbs. The basic form of the triliteral regular verb.

1.2. Expression of time: aspect, tense, mood and voice.

1.3. The perfect verb: past verb.

1.4. Introduction to the derived forms of the verb. Using a dictionary.

 

2. Noun patterns: nouns and adjectives formed from verbs.

2.1. Verbal noun ( masdar).

2.2. Nisba adjective.

2.3. Noun of place.

2.4. Noun of instrument.

2.5. Plurals: Broken plural.

2.6. Arabic numbers: cardinal numbers 1-100.

2.7. Superlative adjective.

 

3. Verbal sentences.

3.1. Arabic word order.

3.2. Agreement and concordance.

3.3. Making verb negative.

3.4. Forming questions: questions words.

3.5. Possession: idafa and attached pronouns (review); prepositions for ownership.

3.6. Words and expressions to link sentences together: connectors.

 

B)   LEXICON, CONVERSATION AND BASIC COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTIONS

  1. Countries and capital cities. Nationalities. Geographycal position.
  2. Counting things. How many? How much? In the market. Currencies. What is it made of? Describing what you have.
  3. What are these? The party. Colours. Going shopping.
  4. Eating and drinking. At the grocer's. At the restaurant.
  5. Asking questions about the past. What happened yesterday?
  6. What´s the weather like? Describing the weather. Writing notes and postcards. On vacation.

 

C)   ARAB-ISLAMIC CULTURE AND SOCIETY

1. An introduction to Arabic literature.

 

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

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 (listening skills) (60%)

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Mastering arabic 1. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: Wightwick, Jane. Publisher: London ; Basingstoke : Palgrave MacMillan, 2015  (Library)
  • Standard Arabic: an elementary-intermediate course. Edition: 16 th. print.. Author: Schulz, Eckehard. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • A dictionary of modern written Arabic : (Arabic-English) . Edition: -. Author: Wehr, Hans. Publisher: Urbana (Illinois) : Spoken Language Services, 1994  (Library)
  • Oxford Arabic dictionary : arabic-english, english-arabic. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)