ATS1222 - Italian introductory 2 - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.



Organisational Unit

Italian Studies


Dr Luigi Gussago

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


Consolidation and extension of work begun in ATS1221.


Upon completion of this unit learners will be able to develop the four language skills at the appropriate level of competence and further their appreciation of Italian culture. The will be able to interact in simple discussions and talk about aspects of daily life. They will acquire a functional knowledge of all areas of Italian grammar, and be able to read and write with a degree of fluency. Learners will acquire a good knowledge of medieval, modern and contemporary Italy through a thematic approach focused on characteristic aspects of Italian culture.


Within semester assessment: 60% + Exam: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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