Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment:
3 contact hours/week, 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Italian Language and Culture 2A.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed 116-062 Italian Part 2: Advanced Language 2 may not enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf John Hajek
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.
2 x 500-word assignments on contemporary culture and society 20% (due in weeks 6 and 12), a 1-hour in-class written test 20% (due in week 7), a 1000-word oral presentation 20% (during semester), a 2-hour written exam 40% (during examination period).
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Other materials will be available from the School
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Italian) |
Download PDF version.