Italian 2B - 2016

Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Web Supplemented
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP2
  • Availability for 2017: SP2
  • Assessment: Assignments (60%) , Invigilated Exam (40%)

Unit provided by

2016 Fees
Domestic 782.00
HECS 782.00
International 1,032.00

This unit follows on from ITL21 and is designed to develop and extend your proficiency in spoken and written Italian at a post-introductory level. You will improve your knowledge and use of Italian through content-based learning. In addition to a thorough review of the grammar and cultural understanding integral to the language texts, you will study contemporary Italian culture and society with a focus on Italian immigration; cultural representations drawn from a selection of modern Italian texts viewed in their relevance to intercultural contexts.

To develop students' proficiency in spoken and written Italian at post-introductory level and extend their knowledge of Italian culture by introducing a critical study of Italian culture and society through music, film and short stories.

  • Assignments (60%)
  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Mandatory conditional prerequisites

You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following unit(s) to study prior to this unit:

Please note that your enrolment in this unit is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite unit(s). If you study the prerequisite unit(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this unit, your result for the prerequisite unit(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite unit(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this unit. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite unit(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this unit to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite unit(s).

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

ITL21 must be completed before ITL22. Students seeking equivalence on the basis of prior learning should contact the Unit Coordinator prior to enrolling.

  • Audio/Visual equipment — PC with Microsoft Office. USB headset with microphone
  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Students will require Windows Vista, Windows 7 or higher. UniSA does not support Windows XP.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Vocabulary related to a range of themes and topics
2Extended knowledge of more advanced grammatical concepts and structures
3Contemporary Italian culture and society through music, film and short stories

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Chat rooms
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Web links

Print based materials

  • Study Guide
  • Welcome Letter

Online materials

  • 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.

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.

Click on the titles of the listed books below to find out more:

Required textbooks

  • Collins Italian Dictionary : Complete & Unabridged


    ISBN: 9780007183852


    Supplier:Go to The Co-op Bookshop

  • Prego + Workbook + Lab Manual [PACKAGE]


    ISBN: 9780077521172


    Supplier:Go to The Co-op Bookshop

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