ITALIAN 5

ITA3005

2021

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 deepen their knowledge of the structures and vocabulary of the Italian language through class activities and online resources. The study of written, audio-visual and multimodal texts serves to enhance students' analytical, reflective and research skills and their 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. This subject aims to help students consolidate their level B1 competence and start transitioning towards level B2 competence in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. .

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesWritten tasks; tests; oral assessment in groups

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesITA2004

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA1BE5 OR ITA1AD3 OR ITA2ADA OR ITA2AD3 OR ITA2005 OR ITA2BE5 OR ITA3AD3 OR ITA3BE5 OR ITA3BEA

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, 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

Subject options

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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-ordinatorGregoria Manzin

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.
Collaborative Learning

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.
Collaborative Learning

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Tasks (1600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Oral assessment in groups (600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO2, SILO4

In-class written tests (1400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1

Online assessment (400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1