• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Italian
  • Areas of interest European Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Grazia Micciche
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This multimedia course develops students' communication skills in Italian through practice in the recognition and production of different registers of the language. Idioms and registers will be studied in relation to their socio-cultural and historical framework. The study of different types of written and audio-visual texts (photographs, films, poems, short stories, interviews, critical reviews) will increase students' comprehension and literacy skills in Italian while also increasing their knowledge of Italian society, art, history, language and geography.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. understand a wide range of demanding texts (written/visual; aural/oral) on contemporary issues;
  2. appreciate distinction of style, genres and recognize implicit meaning in a variety of factual and literary texts;
  3. apply accurately contemporary Italian syntax and morphology in written and spoken production;
  4. demonstrate orally and in writing their ability to use lexicon appropriately according to style, register, context and genre;
  5. express themselves fluently and spontaneously in class interaction, taking into consideration others' perspectives;
  6. conduct independent research and deliver detailed analytical and well-structured presentations and essays on complex subjects rounded off with convincing conclusions.

Indicative Assessment

Written assignments (20%), oral presentations (30%), one-semester-long project (30%), tasks linked to the multi-media activities (20%).

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Workload

3 hours of classes plus 1 hour of audio-visual activities per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed ITAL2008 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

* A. de Giuli/C. Guastalla/C.M. Naddeo, MAGARI! Alma Ed., Firenze, 2008
* Plus additional hand-outs

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3132
2006 $3132
2007 $3132
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2108 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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