Italian 1A - 2017

Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 1
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Web Supplemented
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP1
  • Availability for 2017: SP1
  • Assessment: Assignment - Ongoing assignments (60%) , Invigilated Exam (40%)

Unit provided by

2017 Fees
Domestic 793.00
HECS 793.00
International 1,369.00

Love the warmth of Italian cuisine, hospitality and culture? Unlock these delights by learning the Italian language. This unit provides a multimedia program of Italian language and culture. It is designed to cover basic linguistic structures and to provide extensive practice in the understanding and production of Italian speech and writing. The unit is appropriate for students who have little or no previous knowledge of Italian language and culture.

To introduce students to basic spoken and written Italian and enhance cultural literacy through reflection on aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society.

  • Assignment — Ongoing assignments (60%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Native speakers of Italian or Year 12 students who have completed Italian at Year 12 level must start from ITL21 and ITL22.

  • Additional materials — Students will need access to a computer.
  • Audio/Visual equipment — USB headset with attached microphone in order to complete the oral assessments in the virtual classroom.
  • Broadband access — Students will need access to the internet.
  • Other special requirement — Flash Player 10 or higher is also required.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Basic linguistic structures
2Production of Italian speech and writing

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Virtual Classroom

Print based materials

  • Study Guide
  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Quizzes
  • Resources and Links

This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit.

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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