ISL443 Arabic Skills 3 (8)

This subject continues from Arabic Skills 2 and introduces new topics related to everyday interactions including travelling, pilgrimage, health, holidays, looking after our health and leisure time. This subject will focus on the speaking of Arabic where the sentence structures are more complex, using higher form verbs in different tense, person, number and gender options. Writing skills will also be covered to develop the student's ability to write short to medium length stories and passages.


Session 3 (90)
United Theological College

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ISL443. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation

Assumed Knowledge

ISL442 or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to use the vocabulary acquired to form new sentences based on the sentence structures covered;
  • be able to appropriately use higher form verbs that are related to everyday interactions in different tense, person, number and gender options;
  • be able to present in spoken Arabic form the topics covered; and
  • be able to compose 500 to 700 word stories and passages in Arabic related to the topics covered while expressing correct usage of nouns, verbs and sentence structures.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Common vocabulary and conversations used when travelling
  • Pilgrimage sites and rituals
  • Health related concepts and conversations
  • Leisure time activities
  • Healthy lifestyle concepts and descriptions

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ISL443 in Session 3 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Engagement and participation
Online worksheets
Take home assessment
Final written exam

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: October 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.