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Module Title LI Italian Advanced Language
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 29665
Module Lead Clelia Boscolo
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Full Term
Pre-requisites Italian Advanced Language 1 B - (09 08696) Italian Advanced Language 1 A - (09 08695)
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Practical Classes and workshops-40 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-20 hours
Guided independent study-140 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This module provides 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 web-based programmes and material. Classes are conducted in Italian. In Semester 1 students will cover the first half of the course book and in Semester 2 they will cover the second half of the course book.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Write fluently in Italian, using complex grammatical structures
  • Speak in Italian at advanced level, showing good knowledge of structures and awareness of differences between spoken and written language
  • Understand and comment on Italian spoken at natural speed eg in television and radio broadcasts
  • Perform a range of written and aural tasks, including essay writing, oral presentation and discussion of a broad spectrum of topics
  • Demonstrate a familiarity with the range of resources available to support their active language learning. have achieved level B2/C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
Assessment 29665-01 : Written Test end of Semester 1 : Class Test (20%)
29665-02 : Aural Test : Class Test (20%)
29665-03 : Oral Examination : Class Test (20%)
29665-04 : Written Examination : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (40%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments:

Lang test Dec: Coursework (20%)
Aural test April/May: Practical (20%)
Oral test April/May: Practical (20%)
Exam 2hr May/June: Exam (CT) – Written Unseen (40%)

Reassessment: Resit the failed/missing components in the Supplementary period.
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