ARABIC LANGUAGE III

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Code
65214
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-OR/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

A course in Arabic Language III composed of: 

Language teaching assistantship module (100 hours:  50 hours each semester) + Theoretical module (30 hours for the second semester)

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course aims at teaching the theoretical and the practical aspects of the morpho- syntactic system of modern standard Arabic language in order to develop reading and listening comprehension abilities.

Through  lectures held by native speakers, the course provides the student with better communicative linguistic skills in comparison with the level achieved in the precedent course of study.

Special attention will be paid to the principals of translation theory from Arabic (weather standard or colloquial) into Italian and vice versa.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course completes, deepens and intensifies the knowledge of the morpho-syntactic system of standard literary Arabic. It also offers the student the necessary competence to face text analysis, translation comprehension and oral /written production of texts of different length. Producing complex structures of different typologies is a further aim.

TEACHING METHODS

Class lectures   Frontal 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Morphosyntax

Verbal paradigms

Different kinds of verbs: Hamzated, contracted, concave, defective.  

The passive voice in the past and the present tense. (vice agent and object)

The conjugation of defective verbs of all above- mentioned kinds

The negative imperative (direct and indirect)

Hypothetical or conditional clause

Verbs of proximity,hope and commencement of action

Adverbial caluse revealing mode and circumstance

Subordination

The language teaching assistantship module  (100 hours)  includes:

  1. Grammar excercises  
  2. Improvement of the four skills:reading, writing, listening and speaking
  3. Translation of texts from Arabic into Italian and vice versa

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

OLivier Duran, Giuliano Mion, Angela Langone, Corso di Arabo contemporaneo, Hoepli, 2014;

Ladikoff, Ahlan Grammatica Araba Comunicativa, Carocci, 2008;

Other texts will be suggested during the course if needed.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LARA MANNI (President)

NASSER AHMED ISMAIL AHMED

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Class lectures   Frontal 

LESSONS START

The language teaching assistantship module for the second semestre starts on Tuesday the 27th of Feb. 2018 and proceeds as follows:

Tuesday         12-14   hall F

Wednesday    13-16   hall F

The theoretical module starts on Wednesday the 28th of Feb. 2018 and proceeds as folows:

Wednesday    12-13    hall    F

Thursday       16-18     hall   F

 

Class schedule

ARABIC LANGUAGE III

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
05/02/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
06/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Aula A
16/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Aula D
04/06/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
14/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Aula A
05/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Albergo pov. aula 18
10/09/2018 10:30 GENOVA Scritto L'esame si terrà in aula 15 presso l'Albergo dei poveri. L'appello è destinato agli studenti del terzo anno (a.c. 2017-18 e gli anni precedenti) che hanno già superato Arabo II. Gli studenti sono pregati di presentarsi all'esame muniti della tessera universitaria.
12/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Aula 18 Albergo dei poveri
25/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale Aula M