Level of study Second Year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules Beginners Italian Language in Year 1 (09 08700) or equivalent knowledge
These linked modules provide instruction in written, oral and aural elements of the language, through a variety of classroom activities and home assignments. Students also perform a wide range of exercises in spoken and written Italian based on the course book. There are language laboratory classes and use is also made of CALL and satelilte facilities. Classes are mainly conducted in Italian. In this semester, students will cover the first nine units of the grammar book, concentrating on practical language in everyday situations.
Teaching and learning methods
10 weeks x 4 hours language classes, including some language laboratory work, in each semester.
In addition, students should expect to spend another five hours a week in private study; the language laboratories and computer clusters will be available for use during private study time. A dedicated part of the Departmental WebCT section contains information and additional practice material for this course.
A 50-minute written test, counting 100% towards the module mark