Module Identifier IT11220  
Module Title BASIC ITALIAN  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Contact Hours   48 Hours (4 classes per week)  
Assessment Assignment   6 written Italian assignments   20%  
  Continuous assessment   oral/aural assessed weekly by tests and participation   40%  
  Exam   1.5 Hours written exam   40%  

Brief description

With this course we intend to intoduce you to Italian - a language not often offered by British schools. You will have the opportunity to enhance your CV, diversify your university opportunities (Socrates/Erasmus exchanges) and broaden your employment prospects.

In this module you will progress through chapters 1-12 of the textbook Uno (Cambridge University Press) acquiring the structures required to cope with the most common communicative situations in everyday life, and a basic grasp of Italian linguistic structures. At the end, if you wish, you will be able to sit the test for the 1st level of the CILS (Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language) issued by the University for Foreign Students at Siena, Italy (the Department acts aready as a centre for this examination).

This module is incompatible with IT10120, IT10210, IT10740

Learning outcomes

Reading Lists

** Should Be Purchased
Uno: Libro dello studente. Cambridge University Press
Uno: Libro degli esercizi e sintesi di grammatica. Cambridge University Press