PAPVA_09 Modern standart Arabic IB. Conversational language

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Hana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bednaříková, CSc.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Wed 10:50–13:15 B2.44
PAPVA_08 Arabic for advanced IA
Successful completion of PAPVA_08 Moderní spisovná arabština pro pokročilé I is required.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/15, only registered: 1/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course aims at solidifying and expanding students' knowledge of some of the more complex syntactic structures in Arabic. The main focus is laid on further developing students' speaking and writing skills by using state-of-the-art technology and materials which focus on issues of national, international and cultural interest. At the end of the course students will have attained level B1.1. according to CEFR.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- read a more complex text in Arabic;
- express more complex syntatic relations;
- express wishes and unrealizable desires in Arabic;
- understand more complex texts and spoken utterances.
  • Expressing wishes and unrealizable desires. Circumstantial clause in Arabic. Inceptive verbs. Verbs of appropinquation.
  • Schulz, E., Krahl, G., Reuschel, E.: Standard Arabic, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000
  • Brustad, K., Al-Tonsi, A., Al-Batal, M.: Al-kitaab fii Ta´allum al-´Arabiyya with DVDs, Part Two, Second Edition, Washington , D.C., 2007.
  • BAHBOUH, Charif, Jiří FLEISSIG and Karel KELLER. Arabština pro pokročilé. Brandýs nad Labem: Dar Ibn Rushd, 2008. 180 s. ISBN 978808614951X. info
  • OLIVERIUS, Jaroslav and František ONDRÁŠ. Moderní spisovná arabština : vysokoškolská učebnice. Praha: Set out, 2007. 287 s. ISBN 8086277518. info
  • OLIVERIUS, Jaroslav. Kapitoly ze syntaxe moderní spisovné arabštiny. 2. vyd. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 1998. 255 pp. ISBN 80-7184-785-2. info
  • KROPÁČEK, Luboš. Arabsko-český, česko-arabský slovník : 4500 nejpoužívanějších slov denního tisku, úředních listin a naukové prózy [Kropáček, 1984]. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1984. info
Teaching methods
Grammar exercises, listening and responding, reading comprehension, speaking skills practice.
Assessment methods
Final test comprising reading comprehension, listening comprehension, translation. Ongoing assessment: 2 shorter tests during the term, focusing mainly on grammar and syntax.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015.
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