Module Identifier IT20310  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator To Be Arranged  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Dr Roberta Sartoni  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.  
Co-Requisite IT20130  
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: * Fortnightly assignments, letter-writing, summaries and comprehension); * One seminar presentation on contemporary business topics - this counts for 20% of the continuous assessment mark.40%
Supplementary Exam 1 x 2 hour examination if continuous assessment submitted. 1 x 3 hour examination if no continuous assessment submitted. 

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

** 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
** Should Be Purchased
McKeane, Rossana and Margaret Powell (1993) Hotel Europa Italia - Business Italian for Beginners Hodder & Stoughton


This module is at CQFW Level 5