Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-hour language seminars per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Time commitment totals 170 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have successfully completed ARBC10001 or ARBC20004 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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://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, letters and emails through newspaper articles and informative texts to poems, 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.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
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. Assignments submitted late without approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Brustad, K., Al-Batal, M & Al-Tonsi, A., Alkitaab fii Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya. A textbook for beginning Arabic. Part 1, Washington DC. : Georgetown University Press. Edition TBA.
|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|
Students completing a major or Diploma must also enrol in ARBC20001 Arabic in Context 1 in this semester.
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.
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Arabic - Entry Point 1 |
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