Arabic 3 upper: module 1

Course Dates: 30/09/22 - 09/12/22
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: Online
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Develop you fluency on this course taught in Arabic, with the emphasis on speaking and listening. You should have studied Arabic for four years or equivalent and have a fairly good command of the Arabic language.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: LA332

Fri, day, 30 Sep - 09 Dec '22

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course aims to improve your intermediate level competence in all skills so that you can communicate
more effectively and confidently with Arabic speakers.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

The main topics covered are: travel and transport, weather reports and the climate in the Arab world, education and Arabic scientists, primary school and the history of the traditional school.

Grammar: consolidation of previously learnt grammar forms of the verbs, the verbal nouns corresponding to
verb patterns, active participles (patterns) and accusative case endings.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity with Arabic speakers
- Talk about travel, transport, weather and education.
- Ask for information and talk about car accidents, travel experiences
- Ask questions in a formal/informal way
- Talk about opinions and give reasons
- Gain more information about the history of traditional schools and education in the Arab world.
- Understand Arab proverbs about travel and weather
- Understand Arabic everyday life and culture
- Write and read long texts description and find specific details
- Express opinions, discuss advantages/disadvantages of various options

- Produce texts with a degree of clarity and detail on a range of subjects and experience.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have completed Arabic 3 lower module 3, or studied Arabic for approximately 4 years recently or have developed an equivalent competence in the language.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc). It is essential that you have knowledge of more intermediate grammar terminology.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Arabiyyat Al-naas Book 2 by Munther Younis and Handa Al-Masri.

Course textbook: Mastering Arabic 2 SECOND EDITION.

Please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Arabic 3 upper : module 2.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.