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IT3311 - Advanced Italian 1a

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

This subject is the sequel to IT2201 and IT2202. It aims to bring students to a point where they can more competently read and understand Italian and more accurately write and speak Italian. It involves a partial revision and practice of grammar points introduced in first- and second-year Italian and the reading and appreciation of texts taken from contemporary Italian media.

Learning Outcomes

  • a level approaching minimum social proficiency (a notional 2- on the ISLPR scale). Students will: be able to make reasonably detailed explanations of their areas of social interest and respond appropriately to native speakers in familiar situations, express themselves using complex structures and understand the gist of television programs aimed at native speakers; be able to write continuous texts using complex sentences and read newspaper and magazine material; and further develop their acquaintance with various aspects of Italian culture.

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.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: IT2202
Corequisites: IT3312


Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours lectures - 4 hours of readings on audiofiles delivered online from UNE.
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (10%); assignments (40%).

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