Classical Arabic II A

lglor1661  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Classical Arabic II A
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
- For level 1, LGLOR1660.
- For level 2, LGLOR1662 (level 1).

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
An introduction to the ancient and literary Arabic, which is the language of the Koran and of all great works of classical Arabic literature.
Alternately with LGLOR1662, this course is given to two distinct groups of students according to their level.
For level 1, the course enables students to acquire some familiarity with a first part of the Arabic grammar, especially the nominal morphology.
For level 2, the course enables students to acquire a more sophisticated vocabulary, as well as some familiarity with a second part of the Arabic grammar, especially the verbal morphology and the syntax. It also leads them to the reading of short original texts of Arabic literature.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, which implies following the course LGLOR1662, the student will be capable to read, transliterate and translate short texts at a basic or medium level of difficulty. To achieve this goal, he will master the alphabet, the reading and writing of Arabic. He will acquire a basic vocabulary of some importance and get familiar with the main mechanisms and structures of the language (morphology and syntax).
 
Content
An introduction to the ancient and literary Arabic, which is the language of the Koran and of all great works of classical Arabic literature.
Alternately with LGLOR1662, this course is given to two distinct groups of students according to their level.
For level 1, the course enables students to acquire some familiarity with a first part of the Arabic grammar, especially the nominal morphology.
For level 2, the course enables students to acquire a more sophisticated vocabulary, as well as some familiarity with a second part of the Arabic grammar, especially the verbal morphology and the syntax. It also leads them to the reading of short original texts of Arabic literature.
Teaching methods
Although this course consists of formal lectures, there is nevertheless room for discussions. Each lecture starts systematically with an exchange of views on the subjects dealt with previously. For level 1.1 , there is a written test  half-way through the course to verify the students' progress.
Evaluation methods
Final marks are given on the basis of an oral exam (matters dealt with during the course) and a continuous appreciation of the active participation in the course.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Oriental Studies

Minor in Medieval Studies

Minor in Arabic language and Islamic civilization