ITALIAN 6

ITA3006

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are able to extend their understanding of the structures and usage of the Italian language through class activities and online resources, while also developing their analytical, reflective and research skills and their understanding of Italian culture and society. Particular attention is devoted to La Trobe's 'Sustainability Thinking' Essential, through the study of Italian written and audio-visual texts that explore this theme as it relates to environment, society, politics and culture in contemporary Italy. In this subject, students continue working towards attaining 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

PrerequisitesITA3005

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA1BE6 OR ITA3AD4 OR ITA2BE6 OR ITA3BEB OR ITA3BE6 OR ITA2ADB OR ITA1AD4 OR ITA2006 OR ITA2AD4

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, those related to the theme of sustainability
03. Write critically about a range of topics including, in particular, those related to the theme of sustainability, 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 Italian texts that explore issues of sustainability, formulating ideas and opinions with precision and relating these to the contributions of other students.

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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-ordinatorGregoria Manzin

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 (1600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Oral assessment in groups (600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherGroupNo15 SILO2, SILO4

In-class written tests (1400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1

Online assessment (400-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1