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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Arabic 2A or equivalent.|
|Corequisites:||Arabic in Context 1|
|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 subject is a more detailed presentation of functions of the language; oral and aural practice; syntax and morphology; reading of texts and writing compositions. It also deals with some important cultural issues, including modern Arabic literary movements and ideas. On completion of this subject students should have acquired proficiency in basic idiomatic and conversational forms and ability to converse freely using these forms; written structures of moderate complexity and an ability to formulate such structures clearly and accurately; a grounding in commonly used grammatical structures of Arabic and an ability to apply them in speech and writing; the ability to interpret messages at an intermediate level of complexity; and familiarity with major cultural issues and modern literary movements and ideas in the 20th century in the Arab Middle East.|
|Assessment:||Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester); an aural/oral examination of 10 mins15% (during the exam period); and a 3-hour written examination 70% (during the exam period).|
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is available at level one for the intermediate stream of Arabic. It is only available at level two for students who commenced the beginners stream of Arabic at level one.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
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