Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

418 - Degree in History

28139 - Classical Languages: Arabian

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
28139 - Classical Languages: Arabian
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
418 - Degree in History
First semester
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

See "Learning activities " and "Syllabus".

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.2. Learning tasks

  • Theoretical lectures.
  • Practical lectures.
  • Individual work.
  • Personal study.
  • Assessment activities.

5.3. Syllabus

1. Introduction about the situation of the Arabic language in the world: the Diglossia.


2. Greetings and presentations. Independent personal pronouns. Structure of the noun phrase. Interrogative and vocative.


3. Nationalities and jobs. Asking and giving personal information. Nominal Morphology. Qualifying phrase.


4. Family. Genitive construction. Demonstrative. Bound pronouns.


5. Usual places. Prepositions. Adverbs. Negative noun phrase.


6. Actions. Regular verb conjugation: perfective.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

See the academic calendar of the University of Zaragoza ( and the website of the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Schedule of classes:; Examination schedule:

More information will be provided on the first day of class.

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

  • Corriente, Federico. Gramática y textos árabes elementales / Federico Corriente Madrid : Hiperión, D.L. 1990
  • Aguilar, Victoria. ¡Alatul! : iniciación a la lengua árabe, A1.1 / [Victoria Aguilar, Miguel Ángel Manzano, Jesús Zanón] . Barcelona : Herder, D.L. 2100 [i.e. 2010]
  • An-nafura. A1. Lengua árabe / Aguilar Cobos, J. David ... [] ; [ilustraciones, Paco Quirosa] . 2a ed. corr. Almería : Albujayra, 2007