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Mon 20 Apr, Thu 23 Apr, ... Thu 11 Jun 2020
18:00 - 20:00

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Arabic Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Mon 20 Apr, Thu 23 Apr, ... Thu 11 Jun 2020

Description

Course will be delivered online.

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence. At 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 at: http://www.langcen.cam.ac.uk/culp/culp.php

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 Mon 20 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
2 Thu 23 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
3 Mon 27 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
4 Thu 30 Apr   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
5 Mon 4 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
6 Thu 7 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
7 Mon 11 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
8 Thu 14 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
9 Mon 18 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
10 Thu 21 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
11 Thu 28 May   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
12 Mon 1 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
13 Thu 4 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
14 Mon 8 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
15 Thu 11 Jun   18:00 - 20:00 18:00 - 20:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Lydia Collings
Topics covered

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

  • Titles and terms of address
  • Country of origin and nationality
  • Family and profession
  • Talking about the weather
  • Customs and travels
  • Daily activities
  • Ordering a meal
  • Daily routine
  • Talking about past holidays
  • Making inquiries and sightseeing
  • Saying what you like and don’t like
  • Asking the way and giving directions
  • Shopping in a store and market
  • Sports activities and hobbies
  • Talking about future plans
  • Describing your home
  • Describing countries and cities
  • Reading short texts in Arabic
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: £200 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £200 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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