1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
9 units of ITAL topics
Topic description
In this topic, students consider issues relating to Italian history, culture and society as illustrated in a selection of authentic written, aural and/or visual texts.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • expose students to past and contemporary cultural and societal issues

  • enhance students' ability to understand and discuss a range of texts

  • develop critical and analytical skills through the study of Italian texts
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:

  • read and discuss authentic written, aural and/or visual texts of moderate difficulty

  • identify and discuss socio-cultural issues and use them for the interpretation and comparison of texts