Italian Language 1B
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- 29 Jun 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- further utilise elementary structures and functions of the Italian language, including grammatical structures such as nouns, adjectives, articles, and present and perfect tenses of verbs;
- continue and improve the practise of modern Italian language, in regard to the above grammatical structures and the use of forms and expressions used in colloquial interaction; and
- demonstrate further 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.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
- EquipmentDetails - 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).
- SoftwareDetails - 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
- TravelDetails - Travel may be required if students choose to attend the Non-Mandatory Intensive School. The Intensive School will be held at the UNE Sydney campus in Parramatta, NSW if sufficient students commit by the date specified by the unit coordinator. Students are strongly encouraged to attend, as the Intensive School will offer activities that boost pronunciation and oral skills development. Dates to be advised.
- OtherDetails -
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 subject extends the knowledge gained in the introductory subject of the structure and function of the Italian language. Students' knowledge of grammar and syntax will be extended, as study of this subject will acquaint the student with grammatical forms and structures not previously dealt with, such as the future, future perfect, imperfect, pluperfect, conditional tenses, subjunctive modes, uses of the infinitive, gerunds and syntactical forms. In addition, the subject includes a greater awareness of Italian culture through texts.
Online Assessment: 350 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: 4 online language quizzes. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2 Oral Task: 350 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Conducted online or on the telephone. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Written Language Assessment 1: 350 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Written Language Assessment 2: 350 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Written Language Assessment 3: 350 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Take Home Exam: 2hrs 15mins. Assessment Notes: It is mandatory to pass the take home exam in order to pass the unit. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Online Assessment (10%)
- Oral Task (10%)
- Written Language Assessment 1 (10%)
- Written Language Assessment 2 (10%)
- Written Language Assessment 3 (10%)
- Take Home Exam (50%)
Prego: An Invitation to Italian
Lazzarino, G. and Dini, A.
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