ARABIC FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

ARABIC FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

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Code
65238
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-OR/12
LANGUAGE
Arabic
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course intends to give the students the essential skills for the comprehension and the analysis of texts related to the fields of politics and economics, as well enable the development of the their oral communication within these fields. It also aims at consolidating the knowledge of the grammatical structures of Arabic as well as the lexis used for special purposes, through the reading of articles and the listening of audiovisual materials.

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures, seminars and practicals.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course comprises the translation of texts from Arabic into Italian and vice versa and reflection on the translation techniques. Audiovisual material, extracts from newspapers and magazines and short texts prepared by the lecturer will be used.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Newspapers and websites:

- Ash-Shurūq, Egyptian newspaper, www.shorouknews.com;
- Al-Maṣrī al-yawm, Egyptian newspaper, www.almasry-alyoum.com;
- Al-Quds al-'arabī, London newspaper, www.alquds.co.uk;
- Ash-Sharq al-awṣaṭ, Saudi newspaper, www.aawsat.com;
- Al-Ğazīra, http://www.aljazeera.net/portal;
- BBC Arabic version, www.bbc.co.uk/arabic.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Dr Nasser receives students on Tuesdays from 11 to 13 in the Arabic Department.

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures, seminars and practicals.

ORARI

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ARABIC FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination: the examination will be held in Arabic and will test the student’s oral ability, their comprehension and production on general and specialised topics covered during the course.

Assessment methods

The student will be asked to read, translate and analyse extracts from texts covered during the course.