Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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


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 ITA1902


This unit aims to consolidate the foundation provided by level 1 Italian in the basic language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing Italian, and to continue the introduction to contemporary Italian social and political history and culture provided by ATS1221 or its equivalent


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.


Culture assignment(625 words): 15%
Culture oral test(1 hour): 10%
Language test: 15%
Continuous assessment: 20%
Examination(2 hours): 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


ATS1221 or equivalent