ITALIAN 1

ITA1001

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, aimed at complete beginners in Italian, students develop competence in basic communicative and comprehension skills. Teaching and group work are carried out in Italian and both written and audiovisual materials are used. The subject is equivalent to level A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ITA1BEA, ITA1BE1, ITA2BE1, ITA3BE1

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The running of this subject in the winter semester is subject to enrolment numbers, staff and funding availability.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Italian Project 1aPrescribedMarin, T & Magnelli, S. 2013REVISED EDITION, EDILINGUA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to communicate about everyday topics in basic written Italian, deducing and following appropriate structural patterns to achieve clarity and accuracy

Activities:
Homework tasks; online quizzes; test 1; test 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Ability to understand simple Italian written and audio texts relating to day-to-day activities and to write appropriate personal responses to these texts

Activities:
Homework tasks; test 1; test 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Ability to work with a partner or as part of a team to perform, in Italian, oral tasks related to day-to-day topics, formulating ideas and requests in a culturally appropriate way and relating these to the contributions of other students.

Activities:
Oral assessment in groups
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Homework tasks (600-word equivalent)15 01, 02
Online quizzes (600-word equivalent)15 01
Oral assessment in groups (800-word equivalent)20 03
Test 1 (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02
Test 2 (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02

Melbourne, 2018, Week 26-30, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 29
Eight 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 29 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Homework tasks (600-word equivalent)15 01, 02
Online quizzes (600-word equivalent)15 01
Oral assessment in groups (800-word equivalent)20 03
Test 1 (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02
Test 2 (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02