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Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020
17:00 - 19:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Arabic Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please go to the Language Centre CULP page.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • A1 Breakthrough Level
Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
2 Wed 30 Oct   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
3 Wed 6 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
4 Wed 13 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
5 Wed 20 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
6 Wed 27 Nov   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
7 Wed 4 Dec   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
8 Wed 22 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
9 Wed 29 Jan 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
10 Wed 5 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
11 Wed 12 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
12 Wed 19 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
13 Wed 26 Feb 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
14 Wed 4 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
15 Wed 11 Mar 2020   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 1 map Lydia Collings
Topics covered

The course introduces students to the following functions and notions such as:

  • Titles and terms of address 
  • Introducing friends and family 
  • Saying what you do for a living
  • At the passport desk 
  • At customs 
  • In the arrivals hall
  • Finding a suitable hotel room 
  • Checking in at the hotel 
  • Saying how long you want to stay
  • Offering, refusing, accepting
  • Saying what you like and don’t like 
  • Ordering a meal 
  • Expressing appreciation
  • Making enquiries 
  • Buying and changing money 
  • Shopping in a store, market 
  • Describing countries and cities 
  • Reading short texts in Arabic etc.
Objectives

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

  • Listening/Speaking: Express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
  • Reading: Understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters.
  • Writing: Complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
Aims

At the Basic 2 level the main aims are:

  • To further develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features of the MSA;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a wider range of every-day, predictable situations;
  • To enhance students’ understanding of to the complex historical and cultural background of the Arab world.
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
  • Three times per year (subject to demand)
Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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