ARABIC LANGUAGE 1 MOD.2

Academic year
2021/2022 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
LINGUA ARABA 1 MOD. 2
Course code
LM006C (AF:348524 AR:187808)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
12
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
L-OR/12
Period
2nd Semester
Course year
1
Where
VENEZIA
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The course aims to improve the knowledge and competence of the student in the Arabic language as a work tool in the various topics covered by the course of study, with a specific focus on sectorial languages, mostly media, political-diplomatic, social and economic, through the use of media, internet sources, political analysis, and scholarly texts
The expected results are an intermediate-advanced level (B-2) of knowledge and competence in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), with particular regard to media and socio-political language.
intermediate level of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), B1, as reached with the three-year degree.
The course is based on the advanced study of modern standard Arabic (MSA) with particular attention to both written and oral production. It is mainly based on the deepening and analysis of specific languages ​​and their technical jargons, starting from the reading, comprehension, translation and discussion of journalistic and political sources. The course will follow the content organization of the textbook "Media Arabic (AUC, Cairo, 2014), focusing on the following thematic and lexical units:
- meetings and conferences
- demonstrations and protests
- elections
- conflicts and terrorism

The study of the following units will be integrated by the analysis of socio-political issues as well as of texts on current events that will be provided by the teacher.
Elgibali A., Korica N., (2014), Media Arabic: A Coursebook for Reading Arabic News, Cairo, American University in Cairo Press

other material and tools provided by the teacher.
written exam, aiming to verify the acquired skills in translation, reading comprehension, news-writing, familiarity with specific jargons
Reading, translation, analysis of the text used. Conversation and written tests in order to acquire familiarity with the specific jargons.
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Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 16/07/2021