units

ATS2224

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

  • Second 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

(A) 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;

(B) Culture: a brief introduction to key aspects of Italian history, society and culture.

Outcomes

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 Italian society. In the language component, students are expected to consolidate and expand their knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and vocabulary in order to attain communicative competence appropriate to their level in a range of topics. In the cultural component, students should acquire an understanding of key aspects of Italian history, society and culture.

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

ATS2223 or equivalent language competence