MEDMgr14 Practical Arabic II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/3/0. 4 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Danuša Čižmíková, PhD. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Katarina Petrovićová, Ph.D.
Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jitka Erlebachová
Supplier department: Department of Classical Studies - Faculty of Arts
Mon 12:00–13:40 D32, Wed 12:00–13:40 C12
MEDMgr13 Practical Arabic I || PAPVA_35 Arabic IIA
The course is aimed at students of the Arabic module in the Mediterranean studies programme, as well as participants enrolled in other study programmes, especially if those are of philological nature. Successful completion of MEDMgr13 Jazykový seminář arabštiny I is required.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 8/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Throughout the course, students will familiarize themselves with the Arabic verb system and with the Tense and Aspect in Arabic. Students will get acquainted with the basic ways of expressing temporal relations in Arabic, and introduced to diptotes and their declension. Alongside the grammar-focused lessons, considerable attention will be given to solidifying and expanding students' knowledge of Arabic vocabulary, as well as to enhancing their communication skills. At the end of the course students will have attained level A1 according to CEFR.
Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
- read a more complex text in Arabic (vocalized and non-vocalized);
- form sentences in the past tense;
- express the present and the future in Arabic.
  • Introduction to the Arabic verb system.
  • Past tense (the perfect).
  • Diptotes - declension.
  • The imperfect. The indicative.
  • Expressing the present in Arabic.
  • Expressing the future in Arabic.
    required literature
  • FLEISSIG, Jiří and Charif BAHBOUH. Základy moderní spisovné arabštiny. Páté opravené vydání. Brandýs n. L.: Dar Ibn Rushd, 2016. 127 stran. ISBN 9788086149721. info
    recommended literature
  • OLIVERIUS, Jaroslav and František ONDRÁŠ. Moderní spisovná arabština : vysokoškolská učebnice. Praha: Set out, 2007. 287 s. ISBN 8086277518. info
  • SCHULZ, Eckehard, Günter KRAHL and Wolfgang REUSCHEL. Standard Arabic : An elementary-intermediate course. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 654 pp. ISBN 0-521-77465-9. info
Teaching methods
Grammar exercises, listening and responding, reading comprehension, speaking skills practice.
Assessment methods
Ongoing student assessment: homeworks assigned during the term and active participation in the seminars (75 % minimum is required). Final written examination at the end of the term.
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Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018.
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