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FL10310: Arabic stage 3B (3 credits)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Foreign Languages Centre
Further information on credits Credits: 3
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework - Listening (CW 25%)
  • Coursework - Reading (CW 25%)
  • Coursework - Speaking (CW 25%)
  • Coursework - Writing (CW 25%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take FL10309 or equivalent.
Further information on descriptions Description: NB. Students wishing to take this unit should visit the Foreign Languages Centre website for information regarding enrolment.

Aims:
This unit aims to consolidate and extend language already acquired, for example in Stage 3, semester 1 (or equivalent) and to improve students' communicative skills in a wide range of contexts. The course will also aim to extend the students┬┐ vocabulary, to acquire confidence in selecting appropriate language to achieve a range of everyday tasks and to understand the general meaning of non-routine information.

Learning Outcomes:
On completion of the course students will be able to:
* Express themselves in Arabic in a wide range of sentence structures and phrases.
* Understand straightforward factual information about common everyday topics.
* Read straightforward factual texts on subjects of interest.
* Write short texts on familiar topics or topics of interest.

Skills:

* Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing (all assessed).
* Interpersonal and communication skills (facilitated)
* Intercultural skills (facilitated).
* Autonomous learning (facilitated)
* Research and organisational skills (facilitated).

Content:
The course consolidates previously acquired language structures and skills and further develops the four competences of listening, speaking, reading and writing. In addition, more complex vocabulary and language structures will be introduced. The course will cover specific information relevant to countries where the target language is spoken including current events, political systems and regional differences. The course will further develop fluency.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

FL10310 is a Generally Available Unit which is available to all students of the University (subject to the usual constraints) to take as an 'extra' unit which does not count towards a final award.

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Notes:
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.