Module Identifier IT20310  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Elisabetta Tarantino  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.  
Co-Requisite IT20120  
Course delivery Contact Hours   15 Hours (12 x 1-hour lessons plus 3 x 1-hour seminars)  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   60%  
  Continuous assessment   * Weekly assignments, (mostly letter-writing and summaries); * One seminar presentation on contemporary business topics - this counts for 20% of the continuous assessment mark.   40%  

Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students should

Brief description
This course aims at enabling students to communicate in a business situation, both orally and in writing, at an intermediate level. The emphasis will be on the writing of letters, role-playing in interviews and telephone conversations, CV writing, summarising in English an Italian text on a business-related topic.

Basic concepts and abbreviations likely to appear in a business context will be dealt with as they arise in the course material.

Reading Lists
** Should Be Purchased
McKeane, Rossana and Margaret Powell. (1993) Hotel Europa Italia - Business Italian for Beginners. Hodder & Stoughton
** Reference Text
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1996) Manual of Business Italian. Routledge
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1996) Italian Business Correspondence. Routledge
Edwards, Vincent and Gianfranca Gessa Shepheard. (1995) Italian Business Situations. Routledge