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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - Italian

Undergraduate Course: Foundation Italian Language 2 (ELCI07006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course offers a post-elementary syllabus, and is mainly intended for students who have successfully completed Foundation Italian Language 1 (ELCI07007) or have reached an equivalent standard (Standard Grade/GCSE).

All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed.
Course description Foundation Italian Language 2 is the follow-up to the 40 hour Foundation Italian Language 1 course. Students who have successfully completed Foundation Italian 1 or have an equivalent knowledge (e.g GCSE or Standard Grade) in the language will be ideally suited for this course.

This course is not suitable for students who have Highers, A-Level, or knowledge above CEFR level A1. At the end of the course students should have reached approximately CEFR level A2/1. Students wishing to continue learning Italian will be eligible to join Italian 1 ELCI08001 in the next academic year.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Foundation Italian Language 1 (ELCI07007)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements If not taken Foundation Italian 1: Italian at Standard Grade (SCE)/GCSE or equivalent evidence of proficiency.
Additional Costs A course book approximately
A bilingual dictionary
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesEntry 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? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  40
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 154 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 50 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Class work 50% (2 assessments)
Degree exam 50% (a two-hour written examination)
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Foundation Italian Language 22:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)Foundation Italian Language 22:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. At the end of the course successful learners will be able
  2. to acquire a vocabulary of approximately 1000 Italian words;
  3. to use correctly the present, future and past tenses of the indicative, as well as some conditional and imperative forms of common regular, irregular and reflexive verbs.
  4. to communicate at a post- elementary level (A1/2) in daily routine situations;
  5. to interact in a simple but coherent language, using complete sentences, and with mistakes that only occasionally compromise the meaning.
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Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course is open to all students as a credit bearing course, or over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.

Please note that auditing this course is not allowed. You must be enrolled as CE (Class and Assessment including centrally arranged exam).

DELC students may only take this course if it over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course. Visiting Students may only take this course for credits.
Additional Class Delivery Information IMPORTANT: Students must attend pairs of classes. See Web Timetable.

Please see your personalised timetable for location.
Course organiserDr Daniela Sannino
Tel: (0131 6)51 3752
Course secretaryMiss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635
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