Subject details

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

    • Basic linguistic structures
    • Production of Italian speech and writing
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Virtual Classroom
    • Print materials

      • Welcome letter
      • Study guide
    • Online materials

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

      • Audio


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

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - USB headset with attached microphone in order to complete the oral assessments in the virtual classroom.
  • SoftwareDetails - Flash player 10 or higher.

Love the warmth of Italian cuisine, hospitality and culture? Unlock these delights by learning the Italian language. This subject 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 subject is appropriate for students who have little or no previous knowledge of Italian language and culture.

  • Ongoing assignments (60%)
  • (40%)

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