Undergraduate Course: Italian Language 2 (ELCI08004)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Intermediate to advanced language work reinforcing and developing knowledge of, and proficiency in Italian syntax, vocabulary and register.
One grammar seminar and two language tutorials a week.
Tutorials will tend to be focused on textual analysis and oral activities.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Entry to any language course above introductory level is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 44,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class work is worth 40% (2 end of semester tests + oral and written portfolio).
Final degree exam is worth 60% (a two-hour paper). No exemption possible.
||Written explanations, corrections and suggestions for improvement provided by tutors on all marked work.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Continue to develop a more nuanced command of Italian vocabulary, grammar and syntax; along with a critical understanding of a range of more specific areas in Italian culture.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the main ideas of complex speech on concrete and abstract topics, and an ability to rapidly grasp the content and significance of a range of written material.
- Write at length about topical and cultural issues in a critical manner summarising information accurately and developing a clear argument.
- Further develop effective communication, presentation and interaction skills across a range of media, on both an impromptu and prepared basis.
- Demonstrate self-reliance, initiative, and the ability to work creatively and flexibly with others as part of a team.
|Errico, Esposito, Grandi: CAMPUSITALIA Vol.2, Guerra:2009|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
1 Grammar Seminar (Monday)
2 Language Tutorials (Tuesday and Thursday )
|Keywords||DELC Italian 2 Lang
|Course organiser||Dr Luana Babini
Tel: (0131 6)51 1360
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635
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