units

ATS2223

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

Italian Studies

Coordinator(s)

Dr Raffaele Lampugnani

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Notes

This unit requires a language entry level testlanguage entry level test (http://www.monash.edu/arts/language-entry-level/).

Synopsis

The subject will consist of two sections: Level 3 Language and Culture.

  1. Language: practical language acquisition through oral practice and the use of contemporary written, aural and audiovisual materials representing selected situations and registers; consolidation and extension of grammatical knowledge through revision
  2. Culture: a brief introduction to key aspects of Italian history, society and culture.

Outcomes

Language: Ability to interact in most everyday social situations with reasonable confidence and fluency. Limited ability to vary the tone and register of the oral and written texts they produce. Ability to read simply-structured literary texts or articles in periodicals. Be able to use monolingual as well as bilingual dictionaries. In the cultural component students should gain an understanding of the interrelationships between the literary production and the ideology of the period covered.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Exam: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

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

Prerequisites

ATS1222 or intermediate language competence