Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 1-hour tutorial weekly
1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
Prerequisites
1 ITAL2202 - Intermediate Italian Part 2
1a ITAL2122 - Italian 2: Part 2
1b ITAL2122A - Italian 2: Part 2
1c ITAL2122B - Italian 2: Part 2
1d ITAL2102B - Italian IIB: Language
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d))
Topic description
This topic is designed to strengthen and extend the students' proficiency in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes will cover upper intermediate features of the Italian language, particularly syntax and stylistics, appropriate to this level.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • develop learners' knowledge and ability to use moderately complex grammatical structures and vocabulary in Italian

  • enhance the students' communicative competence through participation in activities involving exposure to different kinds of media and group or pair interaction

  • expose students to independent and collaborative learning and to language learning skill development
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:

  • identify the main points of clear standard speech in Italian

  • communicate in speech and writing on a range of familiar topics, using moderately complex language to produce simple connected texts

  • recognise, reproduce and describe grammatical, syntactical, lexical and phonetic structures acquired throughout the semester