Arabic through culture 2 lower: module 3

Course Dates: 24/04/20 - 03/07/20
Time: 10:15 - 12:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Alaa Sonjoq

Suitable for those who have stuied Arabic for about 1 year.This course is similar to other Arabic 2 lower module 2 courses in its focus on speaking and listening, but differs in the methods used to teach basic Arabic i.e through using songs, poems, food and learning about dance. A must if you would like to combine learning Arabic with creative activities!

Description

What is the course about?

The course aims to equip you with the skills to converse in everyday situations using Arabic and to communicate in writing in a variety of situations. Modern Standard Arabic and the spoken form close to it are used in the class. Reference will be made to the major colloquial varieties, when relevant.

What will we cover?



Topics: The weather, environment, health and happiness, arts and cinema, hobbies and daily routine activities

Grammar: past and present tense of regular and some irregular verbs.

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

- Give reasons and talk about possibilities

- Ask for information and speak about health and illness

- Talk about/express feelings, opinions and emotions

- Write simple texts

- Ask questions in a formal/informal way

- Understand Arabic everyday life and culture

- Participate in straightforward social conversations

- Develop strategies for coping with unfamiliar language or unexpected responses, such as asking for repetition or clarification.

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

Students should have completed Arabic 2 lower: module 2 or studied Arabic for a year and a half.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

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?

Based on the tutor's own materials.

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


Arabic 2 upper: module 1 in September.

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Book your place

Course Code: LA237

Fri, day, 24 Apr - 03 Jul '20

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £189.00
Senior fee: £151.00
Concession: £115.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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