- Code ITAL6506
- 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 European Languages, History, Literature, Film
The aims of the course are to extend students' fluency and accuracy in spoken and written Italian, to promote a deeper linguistic and cultural sensitivity in social interactions in Italian and to introduce students to Italian history and history of the language. Class time is divided between interactive language work, focus and reflection on form, and a series of lectures on history, language and culture aimed at developing students' understanding of the origins of the Italian state and its rich historical, linguistic, artistic and cultural background.
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 about diverse aspects of Italian history, and current affairs programs and films using an increasing variety of registers and spoken Italian;
- demonstrate their clear grasp of Italian grammar and related linguistic terminology;
- identify and produce more complex linguistic structures orally and in writing than in ITAL6505;
- demonstrate a higher command of a wide range of vocabulary, idioms and Italian gestures; phonetics and phonology of Italian;
- Conduct, develop and synthesise research to compose clear, analytical essays comparing issues and different perspective linked to Italian history;
- Compose clear, analytical essays comparing issues and different perspective linked to Switzerland and Ticino.
Indicative AssessmentEssay linked to the Swiss Embassy Essay Competition, 1500 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6]
One semester-long individual written research project, 2000 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5] with an
Oral presentation linked to Italian cultural history (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Class review test (20%) [Learning Outcome 2]
In-class oral assessment on current affairs, 15 min; recorded (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4]
At home preparation of exercises for class (10%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 42 hours of contact: 3.5 hours class time per week
b) 86 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|
|8005||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|