ITALIAN 8

ITA4008

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students continue to develop advanced spoken and written skills in Italian, to improve their analytical skills, and to deepen their understanding of Italian culture and society. Students work on specific linguistic skills and undertake an in-depth study of one or more literary texts. This subject aims to raise students to the threshold of language professionalism (Level C1 in the Common European Framework of References for Languages).

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGregoria Manzin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ITA4007 or equivalent.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ITA3AD6, ITA3ADB, ITA3008

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to communicate in written Italian at the threshold of language professionalism in a range of contexts and on a range of topics, deducing and following a range of complex structural patterns

Activities:
Written assignments; essay; test
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 a wide range of text types, including linguistically complex texts, literary works and audiovisual texts, to appreciate distinctions of style, and to write critically and in an appropriate register about the topics these texts explore

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

03. Ability to work in pairs or as part of a team, with a commitment to shared goals and appropriate interpersonal skills, to perform oral tasks in Italian that require complex critical thinking and skills of analysis and synthesis

Activities:
Group presentation in class
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

04. Ability to engage critically with literary and audiovisual texts and to summarize and analyse such texts in culturally appropriate and precise spoken Italian

Activities:
Individual 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

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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-ordinatorGregoria Manzin

Class requirements

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.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Task (800-word equivalent)20 01
Test (800-word equivalent)20 01
Group presentation in class (600-word equivalent)15 03
Essay (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02
Individual oral task (600-word equivalent)15 04