non-Arab students

Are non-Arab students obligated to take Arabic EMSAT?

For a lot of people, learning a new language could be an exhausting process that may drive them to lock their minds and refuse to take the step of being bilingual. If you were a Non-United Arab Emirates 12th grade student, then Arabic United would be a nightmare for you, or do you think it will?! 

For many foreign students, Arabic represents a dilemma as it is not their mother tongue, and the common prejudice against learning Arabic as it is one of the hardest known languages.

So here is the crucial question:

Do non-Arab students need to take EMSAT?

According to the ministry of higher education in the Arab United Emirates, EMSAT Arabic is not obligatory for foreign students, unless they were thinking about enrolling in a UAE university, then they have to check every university’s requirements and the placement test if it requires Arabic.

Emirates University’s enrollment is very competitive, as it is ranked among the top universities in the world, according to the QS metrics.

Unlike what is expected from Arabic EMSAT to be difficult, https://en.elmadrasah.com/en/ tells you there are no worries after today, As we designed a special program for teaching Arabic to Non-Arab students.

Our course doesn’t depend on the cliche educational methods we offer you:

  • Arabic for non-native speakers course is a one to one course through zoom 
  •  Online courses give you the flexibility of choosing the time that’s best for you.
  • You’ll be guided by qualified instructors who are worthy of teaching you how to use the Arabic language for everyday communication in the different aspects of daily life.
  • Our mentors apply boosted teaching methods for you to learn the language skills in our Arabic for non-native speakers course, these methods will help you comprehend the written content for all the Arabic subjects.
  • You’ll understand Arabic grammar and morphology.
  • You will master the Arabic reading rules.
  • We’ll provide you with all the material you need to study outside the class.

What do you study in the Arabic EMSAT syllabus?

The Arabic EMSAT syllabus is divided into three sections:

  • Section One: Reading texts, which includes reading informational, prose, or non-linear texts (infographics, A curriculum vitae, weather report, etc.), and after reading the text, the test taker is asked to answer a set of questions (of the type of multiple choice). These questions measure the students’ performance indicators on the criteria for assessing reading skills.
  • Section Two: The Structure of Language and Vocabulary, which includes a set of multiple-choice questions to measure students’ skills in grammar, morphology, and spelling, as well as their knowledge of commonly used vocabulary according to the age group, and it has been confirmed that this vocabulary is appropriate to the local culture and is useful for academic content.
  •  Section Three: Writing. This section includes one writing task, using the keyboard on a computer. To write a descriptive, explanatory, or persuasive text. This part comprises 30% of the total score for the degree.

What skills does Arabic EMSAT design to assess?

  • Reading skills, on Understanding and comprehending reading texts.  
  • Analyzing ideas in reading texts.  
  • Integration of ideas in reading texts.  
  • Evaluating ideas in reading texts.
  • Synonyms and language structure, Vocabulary acquisition, and use.  
  • Occupation of grammar and descriptive rules.  
  • Spelling.
  • writing, Focus, and organization. 
  • Vocabulary and language structure 
  • Coherence of ideas in written texts.  
  • Assigning language rules in written texts.  
  • Editing of written texts.  
  • Assigning techniques of encirclement, dialogue, and plot in writing texts, The stamens.  
  • Assigning evidence, and supporting elements in writing Information texts.

What do EMSAT Arabic scores tell you?

You would consider your result in the Arabic exam as the results of a placement test, in this article we will show you what each score refers to:

Score from 1500 to 2000:

  •   the student shows an outstanding ability to deduce the implicit meanings of words and expressions and sentences 
  • Indicates an outstanding ability to differentiate between the main idea and sub-ideas.
  •  Shows a distinct ability to link sub-ideas to the main idea of ​​the text. Connecting ideas, relationships, and information in the text. 
  • It analyzes events, information, characters, and the relationships between them from the writer’s point of view. Invests the ideas presented in the text to build new ideas. 
  •  Issues clear and direct critical judgments on the readable text. 
  • Extracting supporting evidence and evaluating it.
  • From 1500 to 1400: the student at this level is somehow an expert as he has the same outstanding skill of the highest level but needs to be more precise.

From 1400 to 1300:

  • Reveals a clear ability to deduce the implicit meanings of words, expressions, and sentences. 
  • Indicates a clear ability to differentiate between the main idea and sub-ideas. 
  • Indicates a clear ability to link sub-ideas to the main idea of ​​the text. Connecting ideas, relationships, and information in the text. 

 1300 to 1200:

  • analyzing events, information, characters, and the relationships between them from the writer’s point of view. Invests the ideas presented in the text to build new ideas. 
  • Make a general judgment based on the reading texts.
  • Extracting supporting evidence and evaluating it

From 1200 to 1100: 

  • Indicates the ability to comprehend some of the implicit meanings of words and expressions and phrases 
  • . Demonstrates the ability to differentiate between the main idea and sub-ideas. 
  • Indicates the ability to link sub-ideas to the main idea of ​​the text. 
  • Connecting ideas, relationships, and information in the text. 
  • analyzing events, information, characters, and the relationships between them from the writer’s point of view. 

 From 1100 to 1000:

  • Invests the ideas presented in the text to build new ideas. 
  • He fails to pass judgments on the readable text. 
  •  Fails to Extracts supporting evidence from the text and is not able to evaluate it

From 1000 to 900: 

  • Does not show the ability to comprehend the implicit meanings of words and expressions. 
  • Shows limited ability to differentiate between main ideas and sub-ideas. 
  • Shows limited ability to link sub-ideas to the main idea of ​​the text. 
  •  From 900 to 800: Rarely links between ideas, relationships, and information in the text. 
  • He rarely analyzes events, information, personalities, and the relationships between them. Confuses the writer’s point of view with his own. 
  • Does not present new ideas based on the ideas contained in the text. 
  • Not able to pass judgments on the text read. 
  • He extracts some supporting evidence from the text and is not able to evaluate it

From 800 to 700: 

  • does not provide evidence, examples, or details to support his topic. 
  •  not able to link the subject of the text with previous experiences and knowledge. 
  • Most of the time, events, instructions, or instructions appear not sequential. 
  • Uses a limited stock of memorized repetitive vocabulary and expressions related to people, sensibilities, and more. 
  • It shows many grammatical and spelling errors. 

  From 700 to 600:

  • Arrange the sentences to build the text, using some basic conjunctions and repeating them, such as (and) and (then), (the relative noun), and (afterward). 
  • Punctuation is rarely used.

From 600 to 500: 

  • Does not show the ability to formulate sub-ideas. 
  • does not provide evidence, examples, or details to support his topic. 
  • not able to link the subject of the text with previous experiences and knowledge. Events, instructions, or instructions do not always appear to be sequential. 
  • Uses a limited stock of vocabulary without expressions. It shows many grammatical and spelling errors.

From 500 to 400:

  • It depends on the alignment of simple sentences to build the text, using some basic links and repeating them, such as (and, conjunction) and (the relative noun). 
  • Do not use punctuation.

400 and less:

  • Shows very limited ability in all writing skills, or it may be written text User not connected to the task or copied from the task text or writing is insufficient for evaluation for the language

In this article, we present to you most of the vital information you need to know About EMSAT Arabic, whether you are a non-Arab or not, our courses on the fundamental level and advanced will help you to reach your goal, you could check our blogs on this link: https://en.elmadrasah.com/en/

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