- Code ITAL3016
- 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 Archaeology, Development Studies, English, Health, Middle East Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course continues to develop students' communicative competence in Italian, and refine students' analytical skills as well as their imaginative writing and speaking ability. Complex cultural, written, and audio-visual/cinematic texts will be studied in relation to their socio-cultural, historical and genre framework, focusing on 20th Century or contemporary Italian culture and society. 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:
- understand a wide range of demanding texts (oral/written/visual; aural/oral) on modern and contemporary issues, appreciating distinction of style and genres, and recognizing implicit meaning in a variety of texts;
- demonstrate orally and in writing their ability to use the language appropriately (lexicon, syntax, grammar, registers) according to style, context and genre, expressing themselves fluently and spontaneously;
- conduct research and deliver well-structured oral presentations and written texts;
- demonstrate advanced expertise in critical thinking in understanding, synthesising and interpreting complex cultural topics and communicating their own views and arguments using the appropriate discursive and argumentative register.
For more information about upcoming Advanced Italian Topics in Language, Culture and Society, please reference information available on the School of Literature, Languages, and Linguistics website.
- Major scaffolded assessment (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Reflective assessment (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Oral presentation (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Pre-class, in-class, and post-class activities (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 3 hours of class time per week, and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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