CIE Cambridge InternationalExamination
: Arabic A Level Arabic builds on the language skillsgained at IGCSE, O Level or AS Level, and is the ideal foundation foruniversity level study, or to improve career prospects. Students willlearn how to use the language in a variety of situations. They will beexpected to handle texts and other source materials, extractinginformation in order to respond to specific tasks. Through theirstudies, students can expect to achieve greater fluency, accuracyand confidence in the language. Students will also learn how totranslate material from English into the language.2.
IGCSE First Language Arabic:
Designed for students whosemother tongue is Arabic, this First Language syllabus develops theability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively. Studentslearn how to employ a wide-ranging vocabulary, use correctgrammar, spelling and punctuation, and develop a personal styleand an awareness of the audience being addressed. Students arealso encouraged to read widely, both for their own enjoyment andin order to develop an appreciation of how writers achieve theireffects. The syllabus also complements other areas of study byencouraging skills of more general application3.
: Arabic as a Foreign Language: This is an examinationdesigned for students learning Arabic as a foreign language. Theaim is to develop an ability to use the language effectively forpurposes of practical communication. The course is based on thelinked language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing,and these are built on as students progress through their studies. The syllabus also aims to offer insights into the culture andcivilisation of countries where the language is spoken, thusencouraging positive attitudes towards language learning andtowards speakers of foreign languages.4.
: Arabic: O Level Arabic requires students to demonstratetheir ability to write effectively in a range of registers, from letter