Undergraduate Course: Italian Language 2 (ELCI08004)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Italian Language 2 aims to consolidate the progress made in first year expanding vocabulary, syntax and grammar while further enhancing awareness to different registers and styles.
Alongside strengthening the language and in preparation for the third year abroad, the course intends to address contemporary cultural aspects of the Italian society, which will also be tackled and studied more in-depth in the co-requisite course, Texts in Context.
One oral language tutorials per week.
Ex-ab-initio students will also have a Monday Grammar Class every other week.
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 2020/21, 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)
Portfolio Scritto 20%
Portfolio Orale 20%
2 Language Tests 30%
1 Listening Comprehension Test 15%
Overall Participation 15%
||Written explanations, corrections and suggestions for improvement provided by tutors on all marked work.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Read complex texts on familiar and general topics and get an in-depth understanding.
- Comprehend the main points of specific information spoken at normal speed in some detail.
- Write more accurate and cohesive texts in different styles and registers (emails/letters; summaries; argumentative and creative essays).
- Improve speaking and presentation skills on prepared basis and impromptu.
- Work responsibly and effectively, both independently or as part of a team, and under a tutor¿s guidance.
(Semester 1): Spazio Italia 3, Loescher 2015
(Semester 2): Spazio Italia 4, Loescher 2015
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|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