Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|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:|| None. |
|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/|
ContactDr Christina Mayer
This subject will develop students' skills such as in comprehending a range of idiomatic and conversational forms and their ability to use them freely in speech, their comprehension of written structures of moderate complexity and the capacity to use such structures clearly and accurately and interpreting spoken texts of a medium level of complexity occurring in a variety of audio-visual media and individual and group spoken forms. Students should become conversant in some aspects of advanced Arabic syntax and morphology, the development of Arabic literature up to the modern period including some examples of literary writing in the modern period, and translation of texts of moderate difficulty from Arabic to English and English to Arabic.
Continuous homework assessment, best 8 pieces 15% (throughout the semester), continuous assessment (speaking) 20% (throughout the semester), an aural/oral examination of 15 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|
|Notes:||This subject is available at level one for the post-VCE stream of Arabic. It is only available at level three for students who commenced the beginners stream of Arabic at level one.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Arabic - Post-VCE |
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