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IT1001 - Foundation Italian 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

This subject is for students with little or no knowledge of Italian. It introduces students to the structure and function of the Italian language. Study of the subject will acquaint students with basic grammatical structures and provide practice in modern Italian language as used in colloquial interaction. Students are also introduced to Italian culture through texts dealing with various aspects of Italian history, arts and lifestyle.

Learning Outcomes

  • achieve a level of formulaic proficiency (approximately 0+ on the ISLPR scale);
  • ability to give simple personal details, to read simple constructed texts and write simply in the present tense and the perfect tense.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.


Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours lectures - supplied by UNE
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (10%); oral test (10%); assignments (30%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Completion of all assignments is a compulsory requirement of the subject. Students must pass the examination in order to pass the subject.

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