Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
4 contact hours per week and 4 additional hours per week. 96 hours per semester.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have successfully completed ARBC10001 Arabic 2A and/or ARBC20004 Arabic 2A are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
|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
Dr Christina Mayer
Students will be introduced to more complex elements and functions of the language which will enable them to read and engage with authentic texts of moderate complexity ranging from advertisements and letters through newspaper and magazine articles to poems and religious texts, which will allow them not only to internalise vocabulary and structures but also to gain a better understanding of the historical, intellectual and spiritual currents informing present-day Arab society and culture. The various audio-visual activities, accessed through the course DVD’s, the online program and the Internet, will further develop students’ listening comprehension and help maintain and augment existing knowledge of vocabulary and structures. Knowledge gained through developing reading and listening skills will be conducive to activating vocabulary and structures, and students will be able to see their progress through the varied writing and speaking activities offering plenty of opportunities for communication.
Continuous homework assessment (8 pieces of written assignments) (throughout the semester) 15%, reflective journal entries (8 pieces of 80~100 words each) (throughout the semester) 5%, continuous oral assessment (throughout the semester) 20%, a 1-hour mid-semester written test (during the middle of semester) 15%, 10-minute oral examination (during the examination period) 15% and a 2-hour written examination (during the examination period) 30%. 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.
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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|
New students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the Arabic Program, based on evidence of prior learning and/or results of a placement test as required. Placement Test information available here.
Information on the Language Curriculum Reform is available here.
Diploma in Modern Languages (Arabic Studies) |
Arabic Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Arabic - Entry Point 1 |
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