- Code ITAL6503
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Italian
- Areas of interest Art History, Contemporary Europe, European Languages, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, European Studies
The aim of this course is to deepen and build upon the introductory grounding in Italian that students have gained by completing ITAL1003 Introductory 2. This is also a possible entry point for students with some prior experience of Italian. Use is made of different media including audiovisual material and computer aided language teaching. The course includes study of Italian songs to further students' linguistic and cultural learning. Active language production is encouraged in classroom situations such as role playing, structured conversations and reading and writing activities. Class time is divided between interactive language work, linguistic reflection and Italian culture and society.
The assessment is designed to optimise learning through tasks that presume a holistic conception of language and culture learning.
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:
- understand a range of short texts, written, aural and visual on different topics relating to linguistic and cultural areas related to familiar matters (Italian youth and the Internet; study work and leisure; health and eating habits; living in Italy; immigration)
- enter spontaneously in conversations on topics that are familiar
- be familiar with a repertoire of Italian songs (folk, pop, lyrical)
- produce brief fluent and accurate presentation about describing their experiences and explaining their critical opinion on events, people and texts
- have the skills (grammatical, lexical and cultural) to write, coherently and accurately, their reactions to songs and films
- write brief creative texts
In-class tests (40%), written assignments (20%), orals (30%) and at home preparation of exercises for class (10%)
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4 hours of classes per week including audio-visual activities
Requisite and Incompatibility
Italian Espresso 2 (Textbook, CD and workbook bundle). Firenze: Alma Edizioni, 2007
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3096||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|