- Code ITAL1003
- 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
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:
- 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;
- recognise and use a range of linguistic features of the Italian language (grammar and lexicon) and relevant meta-linguistic terminology; and
- understand and put into practice basic pragmatic aspects of the Italian language.
- 3 in-class tests 30 min each (10% each) (30) [LO 1,2,4,5]
- Written assignments (a total of 700 words) (35) [LO 1,3,4,5]
- 1 oral exam (10 min, recorded) (25) [LO 1,3,5]
- Pre-class, in-class, and post-class activities (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Workload130 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
Italiaidea, New Italian Espresso (beginner and pre-intermediate,
Italian course for English speakers), Textbook with CD and Workbook,
Alma Edizioni, 2014
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