Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - 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 |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||ARBC10006 Arabic 1B or equivalent.|
ARBC20001 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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Christina Mayer
ContactDr Christina Mayer
This subject involves a more detailed presentation of functions of the language, oral and aural practice, reading of texts, and the writing of compositions that incorporate features of the language already presented through some important cultural issues. On completion of this subject students should have acquired a level of proficiency in basic Arabic conversational forms, a level of proficiency in simple written structures and an ability to formulate such structures, an understanding of some of the commonly used grammatical structures of Arabic and the ability to apply them in speech and writing, the ability to interpret messages of a low level of complexity occurring in some audio-visual media and in individual and group spoken forms, and familiarity with some of the dominant cultural ideas and forms in the Arab world.
Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester), continuous assessment (speaking) 20% (throughout the semester), an aural/oral examination of 10 mins 15% (during the exam period). and a 3-hour written examination 50% (during the exam period).Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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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|
|Links to further information:||www.asiainstitute.unimelb.edu.au|
|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.|
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