- Code ITAL6505
- 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
This course develops students' language competence while extending students' knowledge of contemporary Italian culture and society through study of a selection of written texts and films. The course integrates written and multi-media materials to increase students' fluency and accuracy in oral and written forms, including recognition and ability to use appropriately idiomatic forms of the language within their cultural context. Active language production is encouraged in classroom situations, structured conversations and oral presentations. Class time is divided between interactive language work using information from the Italian media, focus and reflection on form, and analysis of written and audiovisual materials.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate their understanding of extended speech, including lectures in Italian, TV news, current affairs programs and films using a variety of registers and spoken Italian.
- Apply their clear grasp of the major aspects of Italian grammar and related linguistic terminology by identifying and producing complex linguistic structures orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate their command of a wide range of vocabulary, idioms and Italian gestures; phonetics and phonology of Italian.
- Conduct, develop and synthesise research to compose clear, detailed and critical texts (oral and written) on a variety of subjects.
- Analyse salient issues, events, figures and texts of Italian culture.
Indicative AssessmentOnline (Wattle) and at-home activities, ongoing 1-2 hr per week, (10%) [Learning Outcomes 2,3]
Grammar and Lexicon tests (in class), 20-30 min, (15%) [Learning Outcomes 2]
Oral presentations (recorded), 10-15 min each, (45%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Essay, 2500 words, (30%), [Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact: 3.5 hours class time per week
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2967||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|