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ITA2040

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Raffaele Lampugnani

Synopsis

This unit consolidates and extends the language and culture begun in ITA2030.

Objectives

Upon completion of this unit students should achieve further development in the four macro skills with specific emphasis on reading and writing, and an informed knowledge of contemporary Italian society in its constant change. In the language component, students are expected to consolidate and expand their knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and vocabulary. They are also expected to reach communicative competence on most topics relating to oneself, one's family, home, school, work and social environment. In the cultural component, students should acquire an understanding of key aspects of contemporary Italian history, society and culture.

Assessment

Written work: 30%
Class work/tests/exercises: 40%
Exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Raffaele Lampugnani

Contact hours

5 hours (1 hour culture lecture and 4 hours language workshops) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Italian studies

Prerequisites

ITA2030 or equivalent language competence

Prohibitions

ITA1040