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 completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Read and discuss authentic written, aural and/or visual texts of moderate difficulty
  2. Identify and discuss socio-cultural issues and use them for the interpretation and comparison of texts