Module Identifier IT30010  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Adriano Vincentelli  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 3 Italian. Only available to single Honours European Language students.  
Course delivery Other   18 Hours Contact Hours. (Total of 18 Lectures, Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours Written Exam.  60%
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: Weekly assignments, tests, CALL.40%
Supplementary Exam3 Hours One three hour paper; Unless only the oral component is failed in which case the supplementary examination will be and oral examination.  100%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Successful candidates should feel that they are able to
- comprehend reasonably complex Italian texts
- translate accurately and idiomatically from a variety of registers of Italian

Brief description

This module forms part of the core Level 3 programme in European Languages (Italian Minor) and is one of the three written language courses taken in that year. It thus follows on from the appropriate module in earlier years (IT20120, IT21530) and aims to deepen students' understanding of Italian as a written language with the emphasis on the ability to translate accurately and idiomatically from Italian. Students who successfully complete the module should feel that they comprehend and translate accurately from a variety of registers of Italian.

Reading Lists

A. Laura Lepschy & G. Lepschy The Italian language today Hutchinson
S. Adorni & K. Primorac English Grammar for students of Italian Arnold Harrap's Italian Verbs
G. Oli & G. Devoto Dizionario della Lingua Italiana Le Monnier
English-Italian, Italian-English Dictionary Collins Sansoni
Il Ragazzini: dizionario inglese-italiano, italiano-inglese Giuseppe Ragazzini


This module is at CQFW Level 6