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ITA2060 - Italian Studies 6

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Raffaele Lampugnani


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Consolidation and extension of work begun in ITA2050.


Upon completion of these units students should further develop the four macro skills with specific emphasis on reading and writing, and an informed knowledge of contemporary Italian society in its constant change. In the language component, students are expected to consolidate and expand their knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and vocabulary. They are also expected to reach communicative competence on most topics relating to oneself, one's family, home, school, work and social environment. In the cultural component, students should acquire an understanding of key aspects of contemporary and Nineteenth Century Italian history, society and culture.


Mid-semester Specialized Culture Assignment 1 (1000 words) in English or in Italian: 15%
End-of-semester Specialized Culture Assignment 2 (1000 words) in English or in Italian: 15%
Continuous assessment (class work, vocab and grammar tests and homework) homework exercises): Equivalent of 1500 words in English: 40% +
Examination Equivalent of 1000 words in English: 30%

Contact hours

5 hours (1 hour culture lecture and 4 hours language workshops) per week


ITA2050 or equivalent language competence


ITA1060, ITA3060