31311 - Arabic Linguistics and Language 3

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  • Teacher Giovanni Domenico Benenati

  • Credits 9

  • SSD L-OR/12

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will have a thorough understanding of the morphosyntactic structures of language and linguistic and communicative skills both oral and written media. He knows how to deal with most events that occur outside the common sphere and is able to produce simple texts on situational topics of personal interest and the company's activities in general. He sa briefly explain the reasons for his opinions. It has an articulated knowledge of the four communication skills described in the parameters set by the Council of Europe (level B1).

Course contents

The special verb and its characteristics (contract-hamzato-assimilated). The verb of weak or concave average. The verb of last weak or faulty. The passive of verbs. Kana and analogous verbs. The hypothetical period. The elativo. Cardinal and ordinal numerals. The qad and hatta particles. The collectives. Deaf verbs. The participles of faulty verbs. The masdar of faulty verbs. The tamyiiz. The zarf of time and place. The complement of purpose or purpose. The cause complement. Passive participles of indirect transitive verbs.



1) Veccia Vaglieri L., Avino M., Grammatica teorico pratica della lingua araba

- I vol. Nuova edizione 2014 (i due tomi - parte 1 e parte 2 - sono indivisibili)

- I, 1 Laura Veccia Vagleri, Morfologia e e nozioni sintattiche,rivedute e aggiornate da Maria Avino, xxii + 271 pp. + 18 tav.

- I 2 Maria Avino, Esercizi in lingua araba moderna, xvii + 572 pp.

2) Deheuvels L.-W., Grammatica araba. Manuale di arabo moderno con esercizi e cd audio per l'ascolto. Volume 2. Edizione italiana a cura di Antonella Ghersetti. Zanichelli, Bologna, 2011.

3) Manca A., Grammatica teorico pratica di arabo letterario moderno. Roma, Associazione Nazionale di Amicizia e Cooperazione Italo-Araba, 1989.

4) Nahli O. Lingua araba. Il sistema verbale. Edizioni Plus. Pisa University Press, Pisa, 2010.

5) Scheindlin R.P., 201 Arabic verbs. Hauppage, New York, Barron's Educational Series Inc., 1978.


1) Traini R., Vocabolario arabo-italiano, 3 vv.. Istituto per l'Oriente "C. A. Nallino", Roma, 1966-1969-1973, in unico volume 1993.
2) Baldissera E., il Dizionario di Arabo. Dizionario Italiano-Arabo e Arabo-Italiano. (seconda edizione), Bologna, Zanichelli, 2014.

3) Tresso M.C., Dizionario italiano - arabo, Hoepli, Milano, 2014.

Teaching methods

They are used interactive methods requiring the involvement of students with personal exhibitions of written and oral arguments scheduled.

Assessment methods

The exam consists of two written tests (a translation from Arabic into Italian with the language collaborator and an Arab-Italian translation with the teacher) and an oral.
N. B. In order to support the language tests and language Arabic 3, students must have passed the language examinations and language Arab 1 and 2 and Arabic literature 1 and 2.

Teaching tools

They are used interactive methods requiring the involvement of students with personal exhibitions written and oral on some specific issue

Office hours

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