- Code ITAL6502
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Katherine Mitchell
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2017
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This course builds on basic knowledge and skills acquired in the ITAL 1002 course, or equivalent. It is designed to broaden the knowledge and skills required to use Italian in a variety of contexts. The methodology employed adopts an intercultural perspective and integrates a communicative approach, aiming to develop all language skills, with linguistic reflection. Use is made of different media and authentic texts, in addition to the prescribed course materials, with particular attention to Italian films. Class time is divided between interactive language work, linguistic and cultural reflection and computer aided language learning.
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:
- Communicate in Italian in daily contexts including describing people, places, daily routines, and narrating events in the past.
- Comprehend written and multimedia Italian texts describing people, places and aspects of Italian life and culture.
- Describe Italy's geographical diversity and relevant aspects of Italian society and culture including places of cultural, historical or artistic significance.
- Describe and use a range of linguistic features of the Italian language (grammar and lexicon) using relevant meta-linguistic terminology.
- Explain and put into practice basic pragmatic aspects of Italian.
Indicative AssessmentOnline (Wattle) and workbook activities, ongoing 1-2 hr per week, (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4]
Reading/Listening comprehension tests (in class), 30 min each, (35%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3]
Essay (in Italian), 250 words, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4]
Oral test (recorded), 5 min, (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 5]
Research Essay, 1000 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4, 5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact: 4 hours of 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|
|8007||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|