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Module Title LH Italian Core VI - Language and Contexts
SchoolLan, Cult, Art Hist & Music
Department Modern Languages
Module Code 09 33719
Module Lead Paolo De Ventura
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Seminar-30 hours
Guided independent study-70 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module presents a fusion of linguistic and analytical competencies to allow students to build on the subject expertise acquired in previous core modules and explain the significance and relevance of that knowledge. Through the interrelation of comprehension, speaking, and writing, students on the module will develop their understanding and expertise in the Italian language, with specific reference to key debates in the Italian-speaking world. The module will build on knowledge acquired in previous modules to prepare students for expressing ideas in sophisticated written and spoken Italian.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • be working towards C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • analyse topical issues relating to the Italian-speaking world in persuasive, idiomatic and accurate written and spoken Italian;
  • recognise, comprehend and manipulate a variety of registers.
Assessment Methods & Exceptions One 1.5-hr exam (60%)
Oral-aural exercise (with supporting written/visual aids) (40%)
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