Unit requirements and expectations
a) Assignments: Should be completed and submitted by the due dates.
b) Final Written Examination
There will be a written examination at the end of the semester. Students must pass an examination in order to pass the unit. A mark of 50% will be regarded as pass.
c) On-campus Session
The on-campus session will be held at Macquarie University on Saturday 5th September in W6A 104 from 9:30 - 4:00 pm. You are urged to attend if at all possible. The on-campus session will provide a tutorial on grammar, conversation and reading exercises.
The on-campus session is not compulsory but it is strongly recommended.
d) Expected Weekly Workload
(i) Reading aloud and practicing with the recorded material 2 hours
(ii) Doing the exercises in the text book and workbook 2 hours
(iii) Answering questions and writing-up the assignments 2 hours
TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED
Login is via: https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/
Is my unit in iLearn?: http://help.ilearn.mq.edu.au/unitsonline/ to check when your online unit will become available.
Students are required to have regular access to a computer and the internet. Mobile devices alone are not sufficient.
For students attending classes on campus we strongly encourage that you bring along your own laptop computer, ready to work with activities in your online unit. The preferred operating system is Windows 10.
Students are required to access the online unit in iLearn by the end of Week 1 and follow any relevant instructions and links for downloads that may be required. If applicable, students are required to download the relevant language package prior to Week 2.
Please contact your course convenor before the end of Week 1 if you do not have a suitable laptop (or tablet) for in-class use.