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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of language classes per week |
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|Prerequisites:||116-061 Italian Language and Culture 2A and 116-060 Italian Cultural Studies.|
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CoordinatorDr Vita Giordano & AProf Stephen Kolsky
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject focuses on the spoken and written language of present day Italy. Students will undertake regular language activities in order to improve their language skills. They will also participate in regular conversation practice for the purpose of reinforcing their command of current idiomatic Italian. Students will also explore aspects of contemporary Italian culture and language, through a critical analysis of a variety of texts and documents (including films, music, mass media and literature). By the end of the subject, students should have improved their written production skills and should be able to express themselves with fluency on most topics of a general nature.
|Assessment:||A 1-hour in class written test on contemporary culture and society 20% (due in week 6), a 1-hour in-class written language test 20% (due in week 7), a 1000-word class paper on conversation 10% (commencing at the beginning of semester and due at the end of semester), a 2-hour written exam 40% (due at the end of semester) and a final 10-minute oral exam 10% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Using Italian. A Guide to Contemporary Usage (Textbook and workbook) (J. J. Kinder and V. M. Savini), Cambridge University Press 2004 Practicing Italian Grammar (Alessia Bianchi, Clelia Boscolo and Stephen Harrison), Hodder Arnold 2004 (paperback)|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Students who have completed 116-062 Italian Part 2: Advanced Language 2 may not enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (Italian)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Italian)
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