Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|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 and 2B
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Formerly available as 116-310 and 116-064 Italian Part 3 Language 1 (Compulsory). Students who have completed 116-310 or 116-064 are not eligible to 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject involves a detailed analysis of a number of contemporary Italian texts, literary and non-literary, for the purpose of familiarising students with various registers and styles. There are regular oral and written practical exercises. The modern literature section provides an opportunity for students to practise their spoken Italian through the study of modern literary texts. By the end of the semester, students should have further developed their written and oral production skills and should have acquired the ability to competently discuss literary texts in Italian.
Written work consisting of three assignments of 500 words each 30% (during semester), a 1-hour mid-semester written test 20% (due in week 6), a 10-minute oral presentation class paper 15% (commencing at the start of semester and due at the end of semester), a wiki project 10% (end of semester) and a 2-hour written exam of 2000 words 25% (due at the end of semester).
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.
A subject reader will be available from the University of Melbourne Bookshop.
|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) |
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