Undergraduate Course: Italian 3 Language (ELCI09015)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Advanced Language work, written and oral.
A compulsory course for all Italian 3 students bearing 20 CREDITS and aimed to improve
their overall linguistic competence by strengthening fluency, grasp of idioms and stylistic awareness.
There are two contact hours per week: one written class (= Language Paper 1, ELCI10019), and one class to practice aural/oral skills ( = Italian 4 Oral, ELCI10017).
Students will normally be taught together with Italian 4 students, but they will be assessed differently at the appropriate level.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Italian Language 2 (ELCI08004)
||Other requirements|| Students should contact the course organiser to have their language level assessed and to get class details.
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 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
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)
||The course is assessed through a combination of coursework assessments (50%) and the final degree examination (50%). See breakdown below.
5% - Average of FOUR best marks in home assignments
15% - Class Test
15% - Listening Comprehension Test
5% - Two Oral Presentations
10% - End-of-year Oral Test
50% - Final Degree Examination
||Students will receive regular oral feedback on their spoken and written work in class. Written feedback will also be provided in detail on their coursework assignments and tests. Tutors will be happy to discuss results and feedback during their office hours or by appointment on students' request.
||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:
- Improve writing, oral and aural skills.
- Increase sensitivity to a variety of language registers and styles.
|-M.Maiden & C.Robustelli, A Grammar Reference of Modern Italian, Arnold, 2000. |
-Bilingual Dictionaries: Oxford Paravia or Ragazzini/Biagi.
-Monolingual Dictionaries: Zingarelli or Devoto-Oli
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Luana Babini
Tel: (0131 6)51 1360
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635