Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48 hours - 4 hours of language classes per week for 12 weeks |
Total Time Commitment:
HEBR20005 Hebrew 3 or an approved equivalent.
Please note: Students will be required to sit a placement test conducted by the subject co-ordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed the following subject are not eligible to enrol in HEBR20006:
|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 Dvir Abramovich
In this subject, students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations. The focus is on consolidating and developing the skills of reading, writing, aural comprehension and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on grammatical structures and expansion of vocabulary. Students encounter and deal with a wide selection of texts and genres such as opinion pieces, popular songs, poetry, interviews and films and such engagement proffers students with the impetus and inspiration for personal expression of a moderate level of sophistication. The acquisition of advanced linguistic structures enables students to begin to express with more complexity their own experiences, wishes and views. The subjects involves features advanced work on speaking and creative writing through reading of contemporary newspaper articles, magazines, short stories, poetry, and film, and enables students to enhance and extend their vocabulary. Students engage and explore contemporary historical and social topics and themes in Israeli and Jewish culture.
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Written exercises and short essays equivalent to 1200 words, 30% (every three weeks), a 30 minute comprehension test equivalent to 200 words, 10% (due late in the semester), a 5-minute oral presentation equivalent to 200 words, 10% (during semester), a 10 minute oral exam equivalent to 400 words, 10% (during examination period), two hour final written examination equivalent to 2000 words, 40% (during examination period)
Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. After five working days late assessment will not be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
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Materials will be given in class.
|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|
|Links to further information:||http://shaps.unimelb.edu.au/jewish-culture-society|
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Hebrew and Jewish Studies |
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
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