• 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 UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Joshua Brown
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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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.

Learning Outcomes

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:
  1. 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);
  2. interact orally with a degree of fluency and spontaneity;
  3. present analyses and sustain critical opinions about a variety of issues and texts fluently and accurately;
  4. conduct guided research for projects on Italian language and culture;
  5. write, coherently and accurately, descriptive, analytical and imaginative texts (including poetry) comparing their own culture to the target culture/s.

Indicative Assessment

3 in-class tests 50 min each (10% each, total 30%) [LOs 1, 4, 5]
Written assignments (a total of 1000 words, 30%) [LO 1, 4, 5]
2 oral exams (10 min each, recorded, 15% each, total 30%) [LOs 2,3, 4]
Pre-class, in-class, and post-class activities (10%) [LOs 1,2,3,4,5]
 

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 4 hours of class time per week, and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed ITAL2005 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. Incompatible with ITAL6504.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7126 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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