- Code ITAL6504
- 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, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Visual Arts, European Studies, Literature
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Katherine Mitchell
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2017
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This course continues the probing review of the Italian language begun in ITAL2005, or equivalent. The course integrates music and literature to further the linguistic and cultural learning objectives of the unit. 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:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- understand a range of texts, written (including poetry), aural and visual on different topics relating to linguistic and intercultural areas (stereotypes about Italians; media; literature; the ‘new' Italian family; folk traditions; the environment);
- interact orally with a degree of fluency and spontaneity;
- present analyses and sustain critical opinions about a variety of issues and texts fluently and accurately;
- conduct independent research for projects on Italian language, culture and society;
- apply their skills (grammatical, lexical and cultural) to write, coherently and accurately, descriptive, analytical and imaginative texts (poetry) comparing their own culture to the target culture/s.
Indicative AssessmentOnline (Wattle) and workbook activities, ongoing 1-2 hr per week, (10%) [Learning Outcome 1]
Oral presentation (recorded), 10 min each, (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Reading comprehension task, 200 words, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4]
Listening comprehension test (in class), 10 min, (5%) [Learning Outcome 1]
Written assignment (in Italian), 600 words, (25%), [Learning Outcomes 1,3 ,4]
Essay, 1200 words, (25%) [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|
|8006||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|