The Maltese Language School of Adelaide has launched an online course for the study of the Maltese language for Year 12 students. The course is designed to provide more flexibility to HSC/VCE/SACE students of all ages to study the Maltese language, history, geography and culture.
According to the President of the Maltese Language School of Adelaide and Honorary Consul for Malta in South Australia, Mr Frank L Scicluna, studying online through distance learning is an excellent way to bring study direct to to the student’s home. This makes it possible to adjust their study and learning schedule to fit their individual requirements, allowing a high degree of flexibility for learning Maltese. Accredition is given by the Board of South Australian Certificate of Education.
Anyone residing in any of the States and Territories of Australia may apply to do the course. There is no age limit to undertake thee Year 12 course as long as the candidate has a basic knowledge of the Maltese Language. There is a nominal enrolment fee of $30. Click here to download a registration form.
The course will start in the first week of April 2012 and goes on till the end of September. There is an-going assessment for each student based on the work submitted and attracts 70% of the total marks. The minimum requirements of the course is 6 written assignments in English/Maltese, grammar exercises and occasional electronic communication with the coordinator.
Examinations are held in October. In the first week of October the Board of Studies holds an oral examination (face-to-face in Melbourne and over the phone in other States) and a 3-hour written examination. The exam is held at a location chosen by the Education authorities of the State/Territory where the student resides. The dates and venue will be announced in September. The oral/written exam attracts 30%.of the total marks.
For further information and registration, visit http://www.malteseonline.page4.me which also contains material for use on the course and will be used for communication with students undertaking the course.
The contact details for the MALTESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL OF ADELAIDE are:
12 Camroc Avenue, Prospect, South Australia 5082
Tel: (08) 8269 2948 Mobile: 0422 438 288