ITALIAN 4

ITA2004

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop oral and written proficiency in Italian and learn more about the culture and society of modern Italy. Audiovisual material and short literary texts on contemporary Italian society are used to develop students' competence in speaking, reading and writing and to broaden their knowledge of Italian culture and society. In this subject, students continue working towards attaining Level B1 competence in the Common European Framework of References for Languages.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ITA2003 or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ITA1BE4, ITA2BE4, ITA3BE4, ITA1AD2, ITA2AD2, ITA3AD2, ITA2BEB, ITA1ADB, ITA1004

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Italian Project 2BPrescribedMarin, T and Magnelli,S 2013REVISED EDITION, EDILINGUA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate in written Italian with clarity and logic, deducing and following appropriate grammatical and structural patterns

Activities:
Homework tasks; online quizzes; test 1; test 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Understand written and audiovisual texts that use high-frequency language and explore not only day-to-day activities but also a number of major issues in contemporary Italy

Activities:
Essay; oral task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Write critically and creatively about written and audiovisual texts studied in class, using an appropriate linguistic register and displaying an understanding of certain key features of contemporary Italian life

Activities:
Essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Work with a partner or as part of a team in order to present clear, detailed descriptions, concise summaries, and viewpoints on topical issues, interacting with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, and responding to the contributions of others

Activities:
Oral task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Extended writing task (800-word equivalent)20 02, 03
Short writing tasks (600-word equivalent)15 01
Oral assessment in groups (400-word equivalent)15 02, 04
Test 1 (800-word equivalent)20 01
Test 2 (800-word equivalent)20 01
Online quizzes (400-word equivalent)10 01