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Last day of entry, Monday, 25th July, 1904.
JUNIOR * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Tuesday, 15th November,
November Examination. * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904.
Examination begins on Monday, 21st November, 1904.
HIGHER * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Tuesday, 15th November,
JUNIOR COMMERCIAL * Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904. Examination begins on or after Monday, 21st November,
ANGAS ENGINEERING EXHIBITION
Last day of entry, Monday, 17th October, 1904.
The days and hours of examinations will be intimated to candidates after the entries have been received.
* Last day for candidates in Western Australia to enter their names for the Junior, Senior, Higher, and ior Commercial Exaininations, Monday, 10th November, 1904.
PRIMARY PUBLIC EXAMINATION.
at least four of the following subjects, of which two must
British Isles and (10) Geometry.
(11) Drawing (4) English History. II. A candidate who does not pass in four subjects, including num
bers 1 and 2, fails in the whole examination, III. The examination will be held during the month of August or
September in each year. IV. Candidates must give at least four weeks' notice of their intention
to present themselves, and such notice must be given on a printed form, which may be obtained from the Registrar or,
in the case of Local Centres, from the Local Secretary. V. Each candidate at the time of giving notice to attend shall pay
a fee of 10s.; and if he enters for more than four subjects he shall pay a fee of 2s. 6d. for each additional subject.
In no case will the fee be returned ; but if, not less than seven days before the examination, a candidate shall notify to the Secretary his intention to withdraw, the fee shall stand to
his credit for a future examination. VI. Candidates who may fail to give notice by the prescribed date
may be permitted by the Board to present themselves on
payment of an extra fee of 58. VII. A list of successful candidates, arranged in alphabetical order,
showing the subjects in which the candidate passed and the last place of education from which each candidate comes, will be posted at the University and published in the report ou the
public examinations. VIII. Each successful candidate shall be entitled to a certificate show
ing in what subjects the candidate has passed. IX. On application to the Secretary to the Board unsuccessful candi
dates shall be informed in what subjects they have failed. X. Schedules defining as far as may be necessary the range of the
questions to be set shall be published not less than twelve months before the date of the examination to which they are intended to apply.
SYLLABUS FOR THE EXAMINATION TO BE HELD IN
AUGUST, 1904. I, ENGLISH.
(a) Grammar. An elementary knowledge of grammatical distinctions,
including inflexions, the parsing and analysis of sentences, and the detection of grammatical errors. The meaning of words in common
(6) Composition. An essay or letter on a simple subject, mainly to
test grammatical accuracy and punctuation.
(c) Dictation. A list of words in common use. 2. ARITHMETIC. *
Easy questions on the elementary processes of arithmetic, including
fractions, non-recurring decimals, practice, rectangular areas, and volumes.
3. GEOGRAPHY OF THE BRITISH ISLES AND AUSTRALASIA.
(a) Geography of the British Isles as in Longman's Shilling geography. (6) Geography of Australasia. Principal physical features. Political
divisions ; main lines of railway ; chief towns and localities. Productions.
Candidates may be reqnired to draw rough sketch-maps. 4. EGLISH HISTORY.
Gardiner, S. R. Outline of English history, first period, B.C. 55-A.D.
1603. (Longmans. ls.). 5. GREEK.
White, J. W. First lessons in Greek. Lessons 1-48. (Macmillan.
3s. 6d.). 6 LATIN.
Cook, A. M. Shorter Latin course, first part. (Macmillan. ls. 6d.). 7. FRENCH.
(a) Grammar. Fasnacht, G. E. Progressive French course, first
year. (Macmillan. Is.). (6) Easy translation from French into English, and from English into
(a) Grammar. Fasnacht, G. E. Progressive German course, firs
year, pp. 1-77. (Macmillan. Is. 6d.). (6) Easy translation from German into English, and from English into
German. 9. ALGEBRA.*
Elements of algebra, including addition, subtraction, multiplication.
division, brackets, and simple equations, with problems, and
simple operations with single terms. No texto book is prescribed, but the questions set will be of the
standard of Ex. 1-29 in Tuckey's Examples in algebra. (Bell and Sons. 3s.).
The substance of Euclid Bk. I 1-32, with questions on practical
geometry (Bell and Sons. 2s.6d.), Bk. I, with the introductory
and tenths of an inch, and centimetres and millimetres, a
squared paper. 11. DRAWING.
(a) First Grade Freehand, and
For the present the University will not examine in these subjects, but will accept the certificates of the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia. The examination, however, must be passed in the same year as the other subjects of the examination.
* The examination papers in mathematics will be set in general accordance with the recommendations contained in Teaching of elementary mathematics ; report of the Committee appointed by the Mathematical Association., (Bell and Sons. 6d. net.)