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ARABIC

The fourth most widely spoken language in the world with over 230 million native speakers. A further 100-200 million people across northern Africa and western Asia speak Arabic as their second language.

British Council (2104), Languages for the Future

MODULES AVAILABLE

 

Taking Arabic with IWLP as part of your degree (for 20 credits)?

  • If you are in the first year of your course (Part 1 or PGT) - select through online module selection as you do for your other modules. If the selection window has closed go to module surgeries or support centres.
  • Returning students (Parts 2/3 and 4) - please discuss with a support centre how to change/add your module choices.
  • During the enrolment process you may be asked to complete a Placement test .

Taking the language with IWLP but not as part of your degree (as non-credit)?

Complete the Application form  and Placement test (if applicable).

 

If you are unsure or have any further queries please contact the ISLI Admin Office on iwlp@reading.ac.uk ; 0118 378 7318; or in person, Room 224 Edith Morley Building (formerly HumSS).

 

LA1PA9-IWLP Arabic 1 with Script Support

This is a beginners' module for students who have no prior knowledge of Arabic in either the written or spoken form. It will provide students with the ability to survive in typical situations met by visitors when travelling in Arabic speaking countries for a short time; Please note that students with GCSE or equivalent in the language cannot enrol on a beginners' module. Find out more

LA1PA8-IWLP Arabic 1

This is a fast-track module for students who are beginners, but who have some knowledge of Arabic script. Students will have some prior knowledge of reading and writing but no experience of speaking the language. The course will provide students with the ability to survive in typical situations met by visitors when travelling in Arabic speaking countries for a short time and to progress faster than other students at the same level. Please note that students with GCSE or equivalent in the language cannot enrol on a beginners' module. Find out more

LA1PA2-IWLP Arabic 2

This post-beginner module is intended for students who have attended level 1 (or equivalent) and can survive in typical situations met by visitors when travelling in Arabic speaking countries for a short time. It aims to build on a previously acquired basic knowledge of Arabic by expanding the range of common, everyday situations and building confidence when communicating in Arabic. It includes revision of the basic grammar necessary for a sound foundation in the language. Find out more.Find out more

 

LA1PA3-IWLP Arabic 3

This module aims to provide students who already have ability to read, write and understand Arabic script with the opportunity to gain confidence in the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. They will gain increased precision and accuracy in expressing themselves in, and understanding, oral and written Arabic. Find out more

 

 

CONTACT TIME

Classes are 3 hours a week for Arabic 1, 2 and 3 with the Arabic 1 with script support having 4 hours a week.  

 

FEES

No additional fees are required for IWLP modules if you are:

- A current Undergraduate/Postgraduate Taught student taking IWLP modules as part of your

120/180 credits for the year (with permission by your School in your module specifications).

For other students:

- Non-credit fees will be £325 for the year. This will be billed to your student account during

November.

 

Exceptions:

- PGR students: If your School is going to fund your IWLP module please get the agreement form    signed by your School Director of Teaching & Learning. Those not being

funded will be charged £325 to their student account in November.

 

- Staff: All staff are required to pay for their IWLP module. The fee is £325. If your School/Dept

are willing to fund your module, please complete and return the agreement form

 

All forms can either be handed in to Edith Morley (formerly known as Humss) 224 or emailed to iwlp@reading.ac.uk

WITHDRAWALS

We hope you will enjoy your IWLP module. If however there is a reason you need to withdraw, you will need to complete a withdrawal form.  We cannot remove you from our records until we have received this form, even if you have told your home department/tutor. Refunds are given up to the end of Week 4 of the autumn term. All withdrawals from non-credit applicants once you have applied will incur an administrative fee of £30.

 NB: All withdrawals will incur an administrative fee of £30.

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