ITALIAN 5

ITA3005

2020

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 study of written and audio-visual texts that serve to enhance the students' understanding of many of the foremost issues in Italian society today. In particular, the subject explores La Trobe's 'Global Citizenship' Essential, through the study of texts dealing with experiences of migration, cultural identity and transculturality in contemporary Italy. In this subject, students begin working towards attaining a level B2 competence in The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ITA2004 or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA2AD3 OR ITA1BE5 OR ITA2005 OR ITA2ADA OR ITA1AD3 OR ITA3BE5 OR ITA3BEA OR ITA3AD3 OR ITA2BE5

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
COMMUNICATION - Digital Capability
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate in written Italian with clarity, cohesion, logic, structure and accuracy in a range of contexts and on a range of topics, deducing and following appropriate structural patterns
02. Understand and analyse Italian factual and literary texts of some complexity including, in particular, texts on the topic of migration and global citizenship
03. Write critically about a range of topics including, in particular, those related to migration, identity and global citizenship, using appropriate linguistic registers and vocabulary and displaying an understanding of central issues in contemporary Italian life
04. Work with a partner or as part of a team to perform oral tasks involving critical engagement with issues of migration, identity and global citizenship

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 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.
"Collaborative Learning"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Collaborative Learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Tasks (for a total of 1600-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Oral task (600-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO4
Test 1 (600-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Test 2 (600-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1
Reading Comprehension Test (600-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2