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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 of language classes per week or regular meeting with the Supervisor |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Arabic 4A or equivalent.|
|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 for students who have satisfactorily completed Arabic 4A or equivalent. It aims to further enhance students' proficiency of Arabic language through reading in modern standard Arabic and understanding and application of grammatical and stylistic rules. Students read and analyse selected texts in modern standard Arabic such as short stories, newspaper articles, novels, plays and poems. This subject will develop students' skills such as proficiency in written structures of sophisticated complexity and the capacity to understand and evaluate specialist and technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.|
|Assessment:||Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester); an aural/oral examination of 15 mins 15% (during the exam period); and a 3-hour written examination 70% (during the exam period).|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
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 two for the post-VCE stream of Arabic. It is only available at level four for students admitted to the BA (Honours) in Arabic.|
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