AIB152 - Applied Arabic 1B: The Language and its Culture

Unit details

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Zouhir Gabsi
Prerequisite:

AIB151

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online:

1 x 1-hour class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week

Content

In this unit, a great deal of emphasis will be given to the development of practical skills in the use of language. This is a continuation of the work covered in the first trimester and will consolidate and build on the sentence patterns and vocabulary previously acquired. Cultural topics will be discussed in conjunction with the language material.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
ULO1 Communicate in a range of oral and written formats using elementary constructions of language

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO7: Team work

ULO2

Apply pronunciation and intonation in accordance with linguistic norms of the Arabic language in oral expression

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

ULO3

Apply linguistic knowledge and skills to social and cultural conventions related to everyday issues and situations

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO5: Problem solving

ULO4 Comprehend and interpret various forms of written text in the Arabic language

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

GLO5: Problem solving

Assessment

Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 - Online and Written Exercises 1200 words
or equivalent (in foreign language)
30% Ongoing
Assessment 2
(groups of 2-3 students) - Class Participation and Presentation
10 minutes 10% Week 6
Assessment 3 - Writing Exercises 800 words
or equivalent
(in foreign language)
20% Week 11
Assessment 4 - Final Oral Test 10 minutes 20% Week 12
Assessment 5 - End of Unit Assessment  Online test, 75 minutes 20% End of Unit Assessment period 

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via AIB152
Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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