ITALIAN 2

ITA1002

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject completes the introduction to the basic grammatical structures of the language. Students build on their work in Italian 1 by extending their oral and written skills to attain a level equivalent to A2 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

Prerequisites ITA1001 or coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ITA1BEB, ITA1BE2, ITA2BE2, ITA3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Italian Project 1bPrescribedMarin,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)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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

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

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

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

04. Ability to read short, simple texts and to find specific information in everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables.

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

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:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

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 face-to-face.

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 face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

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