ITALIAN 3

ITA2003

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students work towards the development of intermediate skills in oral and written Italian. Online resources, audio-visual materials, and short fiction and non-fiction texts are used to develop students' competence in speaking, reading and writing and to broaden their knowledge of contemporary Italian culture and society. Teaching and group work are carried out in Italian. In this subject, students consolidate their A2 skills and begin transitioning towards a basic Level B1 competence in the Common European Framework of References for Languages.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWritten tasks; online assessment; tests. Oral assessment in groups

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ITA1002 or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA2BE3 OR ITA3AD1 OR ITA3BE3 OR ITA2BEA OR ITA1BE3 OR ITA1AD1 OR ITA1ADA OR ITA2AD1 OR ITA1003

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Ability to communicate in written Italian with clarity and logic, deducing and following appropriate grammatical and structural patterns
02. Ability to understand simple written and audio-visual texts that use high-frequency language and explore not only day-to-day activities but also a number of major issues in contemporary Italy
03. Ability to summarise and write creatively about written and audio-visual texts studied in class, using an appropriate linguistic register and displaying an understanding of certain key features of contemporary Italian life
04. Ability to work with a partner or as part of a team in order to present concise summaries, and viewpoints on topical issues, interacting with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, and responding to the contributions of others

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written tasks (1400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2

Oral assessment in groups (600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Tests (1600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1

Online assessment (400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1