ITALIAN 5

ITA3005

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

This subject is available to students who have already attained working competence in spoken and written Italian. In the subject students will broaden their knowledge of the structures and vocabulary of the Italian language through the study of written and audiovisual texts that serve to enhance the students' understanding of many of the foremost issues in Italian society today. In particular, the subject explores La Trobe's 'Global Citizenship' Essential, through the study of texts dealing with experiences of migration, cultural identity and transculturality in contemporary Italy. In this subject, students begin working towards attaining a level B2 competence in The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.




SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGregoria Manzin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ITA2004 or equivalent.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ITA1BE5, ITA2BE5, ITA3BE5, ITA1AD3, ITA2AD3, ITA3AD3, ITA3BEA, ITA2ADA, ITA2005

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsStudents should possess a good Italian/English dictionaryPrescribedtbatba
ReadingsTBAPrescribedtbatba

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to communicate in written Italian with clarity, cohesion, logic, structure and accuracy in a range of contexts and on a range of topics, deducing and following appropriate structural patterns

Activities:
Written assignments; test 1; test 2; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Ability to understand and analyse Italian factual and literary texts of some complexity including, in particular, texts on the topic of migration and global citizenship

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. Ability to write critically about a range of topics including, in particular, those related to migration, identity and global citizenship, using appropriate linguistic registers and vocabulary and displaying an understanding of central issues in 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. Ability to work with a partner or as part of a team to perform oral tasks involving critical engagement with issues of migration, identity and global citizenship

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 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Collaborative Learning"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Collaborative Learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Task 1 (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03
Written Task 2 (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02, 03
Oral task (600-word equivalent)15 02, 04
Test 1 (600-word equivalent)15 01
Test 2 (600-word equivalent)15 01
Reading Comprehension Test15 01, 02