LANG 3011 Arabic 302 - Arabic Advanced Language and Grammar

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 100048

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Description This is the second of a series of two subjects that aim to provide a thorough and more advanced review of comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as grammar and vocabulary of modern Standard Arabic, its range of registers and its linguistic characteristics. This subject is intended for students who have knowledge and skills in Arabic equivalent to Arabic 301 and who wish to consolidate, develop and improve these skills. This subject is mandatory for students who wish to pursue a specialisation in Arabic.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Discipline Southwest Asian and North African Languages

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Assumed Knowledge

Arabic 301 or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply advanced knowledge of Arabic grammar in speaking, reading and writing
  2. Comprehend spoken Arabic, both formal and informal
  3. Converse intelligibly in Arabic within a wider range of situations in colloquial Arabic as well as Modern Standard Arabic
  4. Read and write Modern Standard Arabic in a wide range of everyday situations.

Subject Content

A systematic review of advanced aspects of Arabic grammar;
Aural comprehension practice in Arabic by listening to visiting speakers, audio and video tapes, radio and television broadcasts;
Speaking practice in Modern Standard Arabic in spontaneous and prepared discussions and short talks on a variety of topics;
Practice in reading a variety of specialised texts, eg. literary, scientific, educational, etc.;
Practice in various forms of writing in Modern Standard Arabic for Official and academic purposes.

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this subject that you must meet in order to successfully complete this subject. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for your subject online.

Inherent Requirements


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Task 4 hours Reading and Writing Task; 4 minute Multimodal presentation 40 N Individual
Practical 1 hour 20 N Individual
Practical Exam 2 hours 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

Spring (2023)

Bankstown City


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Parramatta - Victoria Rd


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