ITALIAN 1

ITA1001

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop competence in basic communicative and comprehension skills. Teaching and group work are carried out in Italian and both written and audio-visual 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 collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral and written tasks.

Activities:
Oral tasks; class activities and interaction
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

02. Ability to communicate and process information in very simple day-to-day situations through spoken Italian.

Activities:
Oral tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Speaking (Speaking)

03. Ability to communicate and process information in very simple day-to-day situations through written Italian

Activities:
Written assignments and online quizzes; written tests; vocabulary quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Writing (Writing)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

04. Ability to read short, simple texts and to find specific information.

Activities:
Written assignments; written tests; class activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. Basic knowledge of Italian geography and customs.

Activities:
Oral tasks; class activities and interaction
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

06. Demonstrated understanding of and engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.

Activities:
All assessment and class activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

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.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1-hour final test (1400-word equivalent)35 06, 04
one 1-hour mid-semster test (800-word eqivalent)20 06, 04
oral tasks in class (800-word eqivalent)20 02, 01
written work and LMS quizzes (1000-word eqivalent)25 03, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 27-29, 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*
one 1-hour final test (1400-word equivalent)35 06, 04
one 1-hour mid-semster test (800-word eqivalent)20 06, 04
oral tasks in class (800-word eqivalent)20 02, 01
written work and LMS quizzes (1000-word eqivalent)25 03, 06