86687 - Arabic Language and Culture II

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Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course must lead the student to know the basic grammatical and lexical structures of the Arabic language and possess an elementary linguistic competence both oral and written that enables him to interact in a limited number of everyday communicative situations. 

Course contents

Grammar: the arabic case system (nom., Acc. And gen.), The verb in the present, the verb in the future, the verb "kana" and the use of the verb "kana" with the concept of the verb to have, the derived verb ( II, III, IV), relative pronouns, comparative and super relative, numerals and "masdar".

A comprehensive lexical knowledge at an elementary level of the modern standard Arabic language, both written and spoken.


The texts examined during the lessons refer to overall communicative contexts at the elementary level. A mandatory bibliography is not required, the information and materials will be provided at the beginning and during the course.
Reference texts:
- A. al-Addous, Arabic language course in the pantry;
- Al Kitab, of the Arabic language, Abrah Malik;
- Theoretical-practical grammar of the Arabic language by Laura Veccia Vaglieri;
- E. Baldissera, Compact Arabic-Italian / Italian-Arabic dictionary. Bologna: Zanichelli, 1994

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons. Grammar, exercises, videos, workshops and screenings.
Mixed teaching: lessons in presence and, at the same time, remotely.

Assessment methods

Written test (grammar and comprehension), listening test and speaking test.

Teaching tools

Useful sites: Tutorials on [https://learning.aljazeera.net/en]; Conjugations on [https://qutrub.arabeyes.org/] /; Dictionary [http://www.almaany.com/], [http://www.wordreference.com/]; Conversation video [https://www.youtube.com/c/sabilymethod/videos]

Office hours

See the website of Hussein Talal Mohamed Al-Kazraji