Module Identifier IT11220  
Module Title BASIC ITALIAN  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Adriano Vincentelli  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Other staff Ms Roberta Sartoni  
Course delivery Other   48 Hours Contact Hours. (4 classes per week)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam1.5 Hours written exam  40%
Semester Assessment Assignment: 6 written Italian assignments20%
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: oral/aural assessed weekly by tests and participation40%

Learning outcomes

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

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

Reading Lists

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


This module is at CQFW Level 4