Module Identifier IT20310  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Giovanni Fanton  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Mr Adriano Vincentelli  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.  
Co-Requisite IT20120  
Course delivery Other   15 Hours Contact Hours. (12 x 1-hour lessons plus 3 x 1-hour seminars)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  60%
Semester Assessment 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

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


This module is at CQFW Level 5