Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
GEP0427 Arabic III Fall 3 0 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: GE-Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. BURCU ALARSLAN ULUDAŞ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Students completing Arabic 201 should be able to:
- Speak using memorized phrases as well as original and personalized language in various formal and informal situations.
- Understand spoken modern standard Arabic in basic situations of immediate relevance.
- Read familiar material, and understand the gist of a more complicated text.
-Be able to write dictated material accurately.
-Have more in-depth background about daily life issues and endow them with proficiency and mastery of the language skills critical to realistic pursuits of life.
-Reinforces and develops knowledge of Arabic fundamentals and the basic skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students who succeeded in this course;
How to speak about friendships and relationships.
About travel terms and hotels.
How to speak about interesting events using the superlative construction, as well as the future tense.
How to speak about success and failure in terms of career and life in general, using the past tense negation, and the verbs.
How to describe our home and use space terms and the indefinite “"اضافه.
We will also expand our dictionary skills by learning verb forms I-X.
How to speak about relationships and items of clothing.
We will also learn how to express the conditional and how to use definite relative pronouns.
" اوزان الفعل" " والاعراب" how to write letters and
We will be integrating some technology and introduced to some new application that you will be required to submit your work.

Course Content

The aim of this course is to make students, who are Basic Users in the scope of Common European Framework of Reference, achieve the pre-intermediate level.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Orientation/ Introducing Arabic III program to students/ Having a general idea about the course requirements Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya /Worksheets
2) Reading: Body parts/ Egyptian popular people Vocabulary Colors Exercises Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya /Worksheets
3) Reading: The other half(article) Vocabulary Grammar: tenses Exercises/ Writing Listening Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya /Worksheets
4) Reading: The visit to Ankara Listening part Vocabulary Revision Modern Arapça 1 Doğu Dilleri Enstitüsü / İstanbul-Türkiye
5) Listening part Vocabulary Grammar: S. past & S. present tenses Exercises/Writing Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya / Listening (Quiz 1)
6) Reading: Nejeeb Mahfudh Listening part Vocabulary Grammar Exercises Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya
7) General revision. Linguaphone “Lessons in Arabic” MCMLXXVII Linguaphone Inst. Ltd. London
9) Reading: The middle East Listening part Vocabulary Grammar: What did we learn? Exercises/Writing Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya / Worksheets
10) Listening part Vocabulary Grammar: dates Exercises Arabic Course, Fono Open Education Inst. Publications, Book 1, Istanbul, 1998 / Worksheets
11) Reading: London 1936 Listening part Vocabulary Grammar: sentence completion Exercises Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya Quiz II
12) (Revision and Oral Presentation)
13) Reading: Ramadan /Listening part Vocabulary Grammar: verb roots Exercises/Writing Teaching Arabic for non Arabic Speaker / Grammar and dialogues/ Modern Arabic 1 Eastern Languages Int. / Istanbul-Turkey
14) Grammar: Translation Exercises Worksheet


Course Notes / Textbooks: Title: Al-Kitaab fii Taᶜallum al-ᶜArabiyya: A Textbook for Arabic (Part 2)
Author: Brustad, Kristen, Mahmoud Al-Batal & Abbas Al-Tonsi
ISBN (13-digit) / product code: 978-1-58901-747-4
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Edition: Third
Copyright year: 2011
Status for each title and/or package component: Comes with DVDs
Required Hans Weher Dictionary of Modern written Arabic
References: - Modern Arapça 1 Doğu Dilleri Enstitüsü / İstanbul-Türkiye
- Ana dili Arapça olmayanlara arapça dersi / Gramer and dialog / Modern Arapça 1 Doğu Dilleri Enstitüsü / İstanbul-Türkiye

- Modern Arabic 1 Eastern Languages Int. / Istanbul-Turkey
- Teaching Arabic for non Arabic Speaker / Grammar and dialogues/ Modern Arabic 1 Eastern Languages Int. / Istanbul-Turkey

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 1 % 10
Quizzes 2 % 25
Presentation 1 % 5
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 35
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentations / Seminar 1 1 1
Homework Assignments 10 1 10
Quizzes 2 3 6
Midterms 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 93

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.