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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1027

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012200

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop students’ proficiency in spoken and written Italian, building on their prior language learning, and strengthening their cultural literacy through reflection on aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Course content

Students will build on the introductory level vocabulary and language structures related to the range of texts, themes and topics as well as grammatical concepts and sociolinguistic knowledge with a focus on language in use. Students will engage with a range of text types appropriate to students’ language proficiency level. They will also be introduced to Italian film as a point of departure for reflecting on aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

Textbook(s)

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

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LANG 1026 Italian 1A

The listed prerequisite or equivalent with approval from the Program Director.

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
Project 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment tasks 2500 words 60% N/A
Project 1000 words 20% N/A
Examination 1000 words equivalent 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Project 1000 words 20% N/A
Continuous assessment tasks 2200 words 50% N/A
Examination 1300 words equivalent 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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* 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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