Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years
Mutually Exclusive
IT10120, IT10210, IT10740
GCSE Italian, IT11220 or experience/knowledge deemed comparable.

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Other 44 Hours. Contact Hours. (Total of 4 hours per week of Lectures/Seminars/Tutorials/Practicals)


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: Italian oral/aural tests and participation.  20%
Semester Assessment .3 Hours   Oral Examination: 20 minute oral test.  20%
Semester Assessment Assignment: 6 written Italian assignments.  20%
Semester Exam 1.5 Hours   written exam  40%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

  • Students will have attained the Second level of the CILS (Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language) issued by the University for Foreign Students at Siena -Italy- (The Department acts already as a centre for this examination)
  • Students will have acquired knowledge about the language in general as well as a grasp of the most important linguistic structures of the Italian language; they will have further developed their communicative skills
  • Students will have become familiar with the cultural context in which those structures are used.

Brief description

  • Builds upon the basic knowledge of vocabulary and grammar acquired by students who have followed IT11220 or taken Italian to GCSE, CILS1 or equivalent and covers lessons 12-24 of uno (CUP).
  • On completion of the module students will have acquired a basic knowledge of the language in general as well as a grasp of the basic structures of the Italian language and cultural context in which those structures are used.
  • Preparation for CILS Certificate II.


This module is at CQFW Level 4