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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1026

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012199

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To introduce students to basic spoken and written Italian and enhance cultural literacy through reflection on aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Course content

Students in this course will interact with vocabulary and language structures related to introductory level texts, themes and topics. They will develop grammatical concepts with a focus on language in use, sociolinguistic knowledge integral to the range of situations and tasks covered and a range of text types appropriate to students’ language proficiency level. Students will also explore aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Textbook(s)

Lazzarino, G 2012, Prego! an invitation to Italian, 8th edition, McGraw Hill, New York

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment tasks 2500 words 60% N/A
Written assignments 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment tasks 2500 words 60% N/A
Written assignments 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Written assignments 1000 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment tasks 2200 50% N/A
Examination 1300 word equivalent 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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