units

ATS1221

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Annamaria Pagliaro and Danielle Rossi

Notes

Previously coded ITA1010

Synopsis

This unit aims to provide a basic foundation in the basic language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing Italian, and a brief introduction to contemporary Italian social and political history and culture. It is specifically designed for those students who have little or no knowledge of the language.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, learners should be able to: understand, speak and write basic Italian with reference to present, past and future events in a range of everyday situations, read authentic texts for gist or for specific information; have acquired an understanding of basic structural aspects of Italian; have developed an enhanced understanding of language learning and communication strategies. From the first year culture component students should have acquired an overview to key aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Assessment

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

Chief examiner(s)

Annamaria Pagliaro and Danielle Rossi

Contact hours

One 1-hour culture lecture per week
One 1-hour grammar lecture per week
One 1-hour language workshop per week
One 2-hour language workshop per week

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

Italian studies