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Arabic Module

As an undergraduate, you can select Beginner Arabic as one of your 'free' modules in your first or second year.

Each language module counts for 15 credit points towards your degree. They count for 15 credit points towards your degree and are a recognised Worcester Award activity.

Employers attach great value to foreign language skills, not only because they help break down communication barriers, but also because they show you are interested in broadening your horizons.

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Module code and availability

If you click on 'How to Apply' below, you will be guided through applying for an undergraduate degree course at the University of Worcester. Once you have enrolled, you will have the opportunity to select which modules you want to study. Depending on the course you select, you can take up to four optional modules during your first and second year.

The module selection code for Arabic is: LANG1221.

Entry requirements

Prior language skills

This module is suitable for complete beginners and assumes that you have never studied Arabic before.

Module content


You will develop your speaking and listening skills in Arabic. You will also be introduced to reading and writing. As well as learning the language, you will get an interesting insight into Arab culture.

This module is taught in a lively, communicative way and you will be expected to participate in pair and group work activities. You will also work independently outside the taught sessions and extend your language learning skills through the development of a portfolio of coursework.

Module leader

About the lecturer

This module is taught by Gizlane Lafdi. For further information about this module, please contact