Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, 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 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.
ARBC20002 Arabic 4A or equivalent.
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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
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, poems and essays. This subject will develop students' skills such as proficiency in the comprehension and production of written structures of sophisticated complexity and the capacity to understand and evaluate specialist and technical language use as well as Arabic grammar.
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.
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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.
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Arabic - Entry Point 5 |
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