- Code ITAL3505
- 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 Contemporary Europe, Sustainable Development
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Francesco Ricatti
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2024
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This course develops students' language and cultural competence while extending their knowledge of Italian history and society through study of a selection of cultural texts. The course integrates written and multi-media materials to increase students' fluency and accuracy in oral and written forms, including recognition and ability to use appropriately idiomatic forms of the language within their cultural context. Active language production is encouraged in classroom situations, structured conversations and oral presentations. Class time is divided between interactive language work, study of Italian history and culture, and analysis of cultural texts and historical documents.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate their understanding of complex linguistic and cultural texts in Italian;
- apply their clear grasp of the major aspects of Italian grammar and related linguistic terminology by identifying and producing complex linguistic structures orally and in writing;
- demonstrate their command of a wide range of vocabulary, idioms and Italian gestures; phonetics and phonology of Italian; and
- demonstrate broad expertise in critical thinking by understanding, synthesising and interpreting increasingly complex themes, texts and figures of Italian culture; using the appropriate discursive and argumentative register.
- In-class tests (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Oral presentation (25) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Oral assessment (25) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Pre-, in-, and post-class activities (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 42 hours of contact in language classes over 12 weeks; and
b) 88 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
New Italian Espresso 2 (Intermediate and Advanced Italian course for English speakers), Italy, Alma Edizioni, 2018. Textbook and Workbook.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2663||19 Feb 2024||26 Feb 2024||31 Mar 2024||24 May 2024||In Person||N/A|