Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Arabic 3A or equivalent|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorDr Abdul Abdullah
Dr Abdul-Samad Abdullah
This subject aims to cultivate understanding of Arabic language in use, and equip students with sound communicative skills. We will consider key features of Arabic discourse such as politeness, gender, regional and social peculiarities. Students will engage in activities to enhance their sociocultural and pragmatic competence in Arabic to allow fuller participation in Arab society. Students will also learn to analyse written, online and face-to-face communication in a variety of social contexts, using a number of discourse analytic approaches.
|Assessment:||Homework/continuous assessment (best 8 pieces) 15% (throughout the semester), class participation/presentation 15% (ongoing), a 15-minute aural/oral test 20% (due week 6) and a 30 minute aural.oral test 50% (during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Materials supplied by the Institute.
|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|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
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