units

ATS1229

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitItalian Studies
OfferedPrato First semester 2014 (Day)
Prato Summer semester B 2014 (On-campus block of classes)
Prato Term 3 2014 (On-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Dr Patrizia Sambuco

Notes

This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/
Previously coded ITA1901

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:

  1. understand, speak and write basic Italian with reference to present, past and future events in a range of everyday situations
  2. read elementary but authentic Italian texts
  3. understand basic structural aspects of Italian
  4. have an enhanced understanding of language learning and communication strategies, and
  5. understand key aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Assessment

Culture assignment: 15%
Culture language tests: 20%
Continuous assessment: 25%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

4 contact hours per day with Friday wk 2 and Thursday wk 3 off. 2 hour exam on Friday wk 3.

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

Prohibitions

ATS1221 or equivalent