- Code ITAL6510
- 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 continues to develop students' communicative competence in Italian, and refine students' analytical skills as well as their imaginative writing ability. This is done through practice in the recognition, analysis and production - especially written - of formal registers and structures of the language. Texts will be studied in relation to their socio-cultural, historical and genre framework within thematic areas of inquiry, which include one or more of gender, literary history, Italian literature and film. Specific topics covered may vary from year to year. The course may be completed more than once if a different topic is studied each time.
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 and interpret a wide range of demanding texts (written/visual; aural/oral) on contemporary issues;
- Appreciate distinction of style, genres and recognize implicit meaning in a variety of factual and literary texts;
- Use accurate and idiomatic Italian grammar in written and spoken production;
- Demonstrate orally and in writing their ability to use a wide lexicon appropriately according to style, register, context and genre;
- Express themselves fluently and spontaneously in class interaction, taking into consideration others' perspectives;
- Conduct independent research and deliver detailed analytical and well-structured presentations and essays on complex subjects rounded off with convincing conclusions.
Indicative Assessment2 x written assignments of 1500 words each (20% each) [LOs 1,2,3,4,6]
1 x oral presentation (20 mins; recorded) (20%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4,5,6]
1 x oral test (10 mins; recorded) (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
In-class active participation (preparing materials and active involvement in in-class activities) (10%) [LOs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
Essay (critical analysis), 1500 words, (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 3 hours of class time per week
b) 94 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|
|8003||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|