Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two to four hours per week (depending on outcome of placement test) |
Total Time Commitment: 2-4 contact hours/week , 8-10 additional hours/week. Total of 10-12 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Admission into the fourth-year honours program in Arabic|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Abdul Samad Abdullah
Dr Abdul-Samad Abdullah
|Subject Overview:||This is an advanced language subject for honours students in Arabic. The level of study, content, and assessment in the subject will be determined by the Coordinator after placement testing. Based on the outcome of testing, students will either be placed in an appropriate stream of advanced language study or a customized course of study will be available, focusing on translation and other research skills in Arabic.|
|Assessment:||Assessment will vary based on the outcome of placement testing. In the case of graduates of the BA who started as beginners, assessment will normally follow the form of: Regular homework 10%, continuous oral assessment 10%, a 10-minute aural/oral test 10% (mid-semester), a final oral examination 20% (at the end of semester) and a final 2-hour written examination 50% (during the examination period). In the case of very advanced students: written essays totaling 5000 words (due at the end of the semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials prepared by the Institute|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Arabic Studies |
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