Undergraduate | UNE-ITAL101 | 2024
Italian Language 1A
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Get ready to speak Italian at a basic level. You’ll build a vocabulary of common words and get to know elementary grammar. Write short and simple sentences. Enjoy light conversations. Touch on Italian culture, history, and lifestyle.
Italian Language 1A
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- utilise elementary structures and functions of the Italian language, including grammatical structures such as nouns, adjectives, articles, and present and perfect tenses of verbs;
- practise the use of modern Italian language, in regard to the above grammatical structures and the use of forms and expressions used in colloquial interaction; and
- demonstrate their knowledge of Italian culture through the use of elementary texts for language practice dealing with various aspects of Italian history, arts and lifestyle.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
63 million people in the world speak Italian as their first language. Millions of others know and use this musical, expressive language to communicate for business and pleasure purposes. This subject is for students with little or no knowledge of Italian. When you study this subject you will learn the basic grammatical structures such as nouns, adjectives, articles, and present and perfect tenses of verbs, and practice speaking modern Italian as it is used in colloquial interaction. You will also be introduced to Italian culture through texts dealing with various aspects of Italian history, arts and lifestyle.
Online Assessment: 600 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: 4 online quizzes. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2;
Oral Task: 400 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Conducted online or on the telephone. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Written Language Assessment 1: 650 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Written Language Assessment 2: 650 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Written Language Assessment 3: 650 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3;
Written Language Assessment 4: 650 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3.
- Online Assessment (10%)
- Oral Task (10%)
- Written Language Assessment 1 (20%)
- Written Language Assessment 2 (20%)
- Written Language Assessment 3 (20%)
- Written Language Assessment 4 (20%)
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First language (Italian) speakers may not enrol in Italian language units except when required for (school) teaching accreditation in Australian states and territories.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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