PAPVA_30 Modern standart Arabic IIB. Conversational language

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
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 13:00–15:40 T205
Successful completion of PAPVA_29 Moderní spisovná arabština pro pokročilé III 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: 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Emphasis will be placed on further developing students' speaking and writing skills. The main goal is to strengthen the understanding of the spoken language and to further develop students' speaking skills by providing the summary of both spoken and written texts as well as interpreting them. Printed and audiovisual materials will be used (mainly, authentic texts from Arab media). Specialized terminology II. Syrian Colloquial Arabic II. At the end of the course students will have attained level B1.2. according to CEFR.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- read a complex text in Arabic;
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of a given spoken text;
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of a given written text;
- summarize and interpret more complex concepts and information.
  • Topics:
  • 1. Archaeology of the Near East.
  • 2. Contemporary Arab society.
  • 3. Culture and society in Syria.
  • 4. Syrian Colloquial Arabic (Advanced Speaking Practice).
  • Schulz, E., Krahl, G., Reuschel, E.: Standard Arabic, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000
  • Leu, H., al-Ghafari, I., Palästinensisch-Syrisch-Arabisch : Wort für Wort, Reise-Know-How Verlag Rump, Beilefeld 2005
  • 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
  • Slovník arabsko/český, česko/arabský : 4500 nejpoužívanějších slov denního tisku, úředních listin a naukové prózy. Edited by Luboš Kropáček. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1972. 529 s. info
Teaching methods
Reading and listening comprehension, translation, topical conversation, interpretation of spoken or written sources. Home-based assignments focusing on Arab media.
Assessment methods
Ongoing assessment: two essays and two oral presentations to be delivered during the term. Final examination: written test and oral examination at the end of the term comprising reading comprehension, listening comprehension, translation and conversation.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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