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ATS2224

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Raffaele Lampugnani

Notes

Previously coded ITA2040

Synopsis

This unit consolidates and extends the language and culture begun in ATS2223.

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

ATS2223 or equivalent language competence

Prohibitions

ATS1224