ITALIAN 8

ITA4008

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students continue to develop advanced spoken and written skills in Italian, to improve their analytical skills, and to deepen their understanding of Italian culture and society. Students work on specific linguistic skills and undertake in-depth study of a number of literary and audio-visual texts. This subject aims to equip students to begin approaching the threshold of language professionalism (Level C1 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 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWritten tasks; test. Group presentation in class. Individual oral task

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesITA4007

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsITA3ADB OR ITA3008 OR ITA3AD6

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 at the threshold of language professionalism in a range of contexts and on a range of topics, deducing and following a range of complex structural patterns
02. Understand a wide range of text types, including linguistically complex texts, literary works and audio-visual texts, appreciate distinctions of style, and write critically and in an appropriate register about the topics these texts explore
03. Work in pairs or as part of a team, with a commitment to shared goals and appropriate interpersonal skills, perform oral tasks in Italian that require complex critical thinking and skills of analysis and synthesis
04. Engage critically with literary and audio-visual texts and summarise and analyse such texts in culturally appropriate and precise spoken Italian

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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

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 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 (2000-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

In-class written test (800-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1

Group presentation in class (600-word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationGroupNo15 SILO3, SILO4

Individual oral task (600-word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO4