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Wed 18 Oct, Wed 25 Oct, ... Wed 13 Mar 2024
17:30 - 19:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Arabic Intermediate 1
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Wed 18 Oct, Wed 25 Oct, ... Wed 13 Mar 2024

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

More detailed information is available from the Language Centre.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

Students who have successfully completed Arabic Elementary 2 course in the Language Centre or have acquired a proficiency equivalent to B1.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 18 Oct 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
2 Wed 25 Oct 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
3 Wed 1 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
4 Wed 8 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
5 Wed 15 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
6 Wed 22 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
7 Wed 29 Nov 2023   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
8 Wed 24 Jan   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
9 Wed 31 Jan   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
10 Wed 7 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
11 Wed 14 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
12 Wed 21 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
13 Wed 28 Feb   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
14 Wed 6 Mar   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
15 Wed 13 Mar   17:30 - 19:30 17:30 - 19:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr S. Mohamed
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • To be able to describe people, things, and places.
  • Talking about the everyday activities at home, work, and public places
  • Talking about holidays and making bookings
  • Describing religious and national festivals and celebrations in different regions
  • To be able to talk about work, professions, and places of work.
  • Sharing online shopping experience.
  • Talking about sports as a hobby or as profession.
  • Taking about their own experience when they were younger.
  • Expressing their wishes and hopes for the future.
  • Talking about the natural life around them
  • Discussing the danger of pollution and its harmful effects on health.
  • Talking about their dream houses.
  • Sharing with others good or sad news and expressing their opinion.
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Express opinions on abstract/cultural matters in a limited way or offer advice within a known area. Understand spoken Arabic in both predictable and unpredictable situations in more details.
  • Reading: Understand routine information and articles, and the general meaning of non-routine information within a familiar area.
  • Writing: Write formally and informally about familiar and predictable matters.
Aims

At the Intermediate 1 Level the main aims are:

  • Expanding Vocabulary: At this level, students are expected to expand their vocabulary by learning new words and expressions related to different topics such as family, travel, work, and social life.
  • Developing Grammar Skills: to help students develop their grammar skills by learning more complex sentence structures, verb conjugations, and noun declensions.
  • Improving Reading and Writing Skills: Students are expected to be able to read and understand more complex texts and to write short paragraphs and essays on various topics.
  • Enhancing Communication Skills: Communicate effectively with effectively with native speakers of Arabic and enhance their communication skills by being able to speak and understand spoken Arabic more fluently.
  • Developing Cultural Awareness: Learning about the culture and customs of Arabic-speaking countries.
Format
  • Presentations, practicals and online learning
System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration
  • Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning
Frequency

Subject to demand

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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