• 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
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course is designed to introduce students to the major features of the sound system of Italian and to related issues in Dialectology and Historical Linguistics. The course will also focus on changes occurring in today's spoken Italian, in Italy and beyond, drawing from a variety of sources and media.

Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will:

  1. have the knowledge and skills to recognize, discuss and analyse the main characteristics and varieties of what constitute the wide spectrum of Spoken Italian today from a variety of texts;
  2. have gained knowledge of the historical development of Italian dialects and Standard Italian and methodologies;
  3. gather and classify samples of spoken Italian from different media;
  4. apply their competence to describe linguistic patterns in samples of spoken Italian and critically connect them to their social cultural and media context;
  5. express themselves appropriately and accurately orally and in writing

Indicative Assessment

2,000 word research project (50%). Students will undertake a project in a chosen area in consultation with the lecturer; presentation (20%) and at-home class exercises totalling no more than 1,000 words (30%).

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Workload

13 one-hour lectures; 13 tutorials and 7 seminars

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed ITAL2006 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.

Majors

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

There are no current offerings for this course.

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