ITALIAN 4

ITA2004

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students continue their progression in their achievement of solid intermediate skills in oral and written Italian, and learn more about the culture and society of modern Italy. Online resources are used to consolidate language skills, and audio-visual material and fiction and non-fiction texts relating to contemporary Italian life are used to develop students' competence in speaking, reading and writing, as well as their knowledge of Italy and its culture. Teaching and group work are carried out in Italian. In this subject, students continue working towards attaining 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

PrerequisitesITA2003

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA1AD2 OR ITA1004 OR ITA1BE4 OR ITA2AD2 OR ITA2BE4 OR ITA3AD2 OR ITA3BE4 OR ITA1ADB

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. Communicate in written Italian with clarity and logic, deducing and following appropriate grammatical and structural patterns
02. Understand 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. Summarise and write critically and 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. Work with a partner or as part of a team in order to present reasoned opinions, 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 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written tasks (1400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3

Oral assessment in groups (600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO4

Tests (1600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1

Online assessment (400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1