ITALIAN 5

ITA3005

2015

Credit points: 15

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 use of graduated material including written and audio-visual texts which serve to enhance the students' understanding of many of the foremost issues in Italian society today. 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-ordinatorNicole Prunster

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 dictionaryPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsTBAPrescribedN/AN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to apply acquired knowledge to a broad range of situations; ability to extrapolate information from different media sources and use it to formulate an argument.

Activities:
Deducing grammar rules and applying them when writing and speaking Italian; tests; essay; homework
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Ability to communicate in written Italian with clarity, cohesion, logic, structure and accuracy in a range of contexts and on a range of topics.

Activities:
Homework; classroom exercises; tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

03. Ability to express themselves fluently and spontaneously; ability to formulate ideas and and opinions with precision and relate these to the contribution of other students.

Activities:
Interactive classroom activities and discussion; oral task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

04. Ability to formulate an opinion on a wide range of topics, including abstract ideas, and to discuss critically longer written texts and films.

Activities:
Class discussion; reading culture based material; viewing films; essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Ability to interact with Italians with a degree of fluency and spontaneity in accordance wirth socio-cultural differences

Activities:
Class discussion and role-play activities; oral task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

06. Ability to understand longer, more complex, factual and literary texts and to appreciate distinctions of style

Activities:
Reading and preparing cultural material; writing essays and assignments; tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

07. Ability to work with a partner or as part of a team to perform oral and written tasks.

Activities:
Class discussion; essay writing
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

08. Critical engagement with Italian film and short literary texts.

Activities:
Deducing rules and then apply them; finding information and applying it ; tests; assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

Subject options

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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-ordinatorNicole Prunster

Class requirements

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.

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

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02, 04, 06, 08
Homework (800-word equivalent)20 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 08
Oral task (600-word equivalent)15 01, 03, 04, 07
Test 1 (600-word equivalent)15 01, 02, 04, 06
Test 2 (1,200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 04, 06, 08