1 x 1-hour tutorial weekly
1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
ITAL3301 - Advanced Italian Part 1
Enrolment not permitted
1 of ITAL3102B, ITAL3122A, ITAL3122B, ITAL3122C has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic is designed to develop further the students' proficiency in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes will cover advanced features of the Italian language, particularly syntax and stylistics, appropriate to this level. Students will use a produce a range of complex texts in Italian.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • consolidate and expand further students' knowledge of advanced Italian grammar, particularly syntax, styles and registers

  • further enhance learners' communicative competence and collaborative learning skills, through participation in activities involving exposure to a variety of authentic materials and media, and participation in group or pair interaction
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students should be able to:

  • interpret extended speech in Italian following somewhat complex lines of argument

  • participate in conversations, with some fluency and spontaneity

  • read, interpret, paraphrase and summarise articles, reports and, in general, argumentative texts concerned with contemporary issues

  • produce texts that contain clear descriptions on a range of subjects related to one's field of interest