A8131
Christian Arabic I

The unit Christian Arabic I introduces the student to the formal Arabic language as utilised in Middle Eastern Christianity and enables the student to begin to develop skills in the reading and writing of short connected sentences in the Arabic language. As such, it is an elective unit and does not form part of a Specialisation in any specific Discipline.

All A units are not included in the structure of Majors or Sub-majors (UG studies) or in concentration or specialisation (PG studies).

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Humanities in the Christian Tradition

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a thorough understanding of the basic Grammar and Syntax of Christian Arabic.
  2. demonstrate the knowledge of, and the ability to use, Arabic vocabulary
  3. articulate a cultural awareness associated with Christian Arabic as used in theological texts
  4. utilise dictionaries and concordances
  5. employ their knowledge to translate and analyse Arabic theological texts.
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