Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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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: 4 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Total time commitment 102 hours
Beginners Hebrew B: HEBR10002 or HEBR20012 or HEBR30010
or an approved equivalent
Please note students will be required to sit a placement test conducted by the subject co-ordinator.
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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 Dvir Abramovich
Dr Dvir Abramovich firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject focuses on developing the skills of reading, writing and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on grammatical structure and expansion of vocabulary. It features advanced work on speaking and creative writing, through reading of contemporary newspapers, magazines, short stories and poetry and enables students to build their vocabulary. On completion students should have an in-depth knowledge of the verb systems, and a sufficient grasp of the language to allow them to read and understand simplified Hebrew newspapers and literary texts. Students should also be able to conduct conversation and compose short assignments.
Written exercises and short essays 40% (throughout semester), a 30 minute comprehension test, 10% (due late in the semester) a 10 minute oral exam 20% (during examination period), two hour final written examination 30% (during examination period).
Hurdle requirement: class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 75% 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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Materials will be given in class.
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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 only available at first year level for students enrolled in the post-intermediate language stream. Students enrolled in the beginners stream or intermediate stream should enrol at seocnd or third year level.
Diploma in Modern Languages (Hebrew) |
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
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