• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Italian
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
Italian for Singers and Opera Lovers I (ITAL6512)

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. listen, read and comprehend brief texts in Italian
  2. produce written and oral texts requiring a basic knowledge of Italian grammar
  3. produce phonologically accurate excerpts of songs and arias, and demonstrate a capacity to read impromptu
  4. research and present in-depth commentaries in Italian about composers and operas (themes; music; historical period; artists' most famous performances
  5. deliver a seminar presentation

Indicative Assessment

1 Semester-long project (50%) leading to a composition, presentation and/or performance
1 Language of Opera Test including the preparation of an appropriate operatic role (20%)
Voice/pronunciation exercises, including of unseen text (10%)
One cultural quiz (10%)
One seminar presentation to other students for peer review (10%)

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Workload

Lectures will be delivered in a mixed mode with a combination of face-to-face and online lectures. In addition there will be 13 tutorials and 12 hours of practice (voice with accompaniment) for voice students taught by the School of Music in either intensive or weekly mode.

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 $1542
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 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
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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