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IT3321 - Advanced Italian 2a

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

This subject is the continuation of IT3311. It aims to bring students to a point where they can more competently read and understand Italian and more accurately write and speak in Italian. It involves a partial revision and practice of grammar points introduced in first- and second-year Italian and in IT3311, through the reading and appreciation of texts taken from contemporary Italian media.

Learning Outcomes

  • a level of basic social proficiency (approximately 2 on the ISLPR scale). Students will: be able to interact on a social level with Italian people, participating in conversations where they are familiar with the context, demonstrate skills of debate and negotiation and comprehend normal speech from electronic sources in familiar contexts; be able to read authentic texts drawn from Italian media sources and express themselves in writing on a wide range of topics using complex sentences; 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: IT3311 AND IT3312
Corequisites: IT3322


Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures - Audiofiles delivered online from UNE.
  • 13 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (10%); assignments (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.