Units of Study
ITLN1611 - Introductory Italian 1
Semester 1, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Giorgia Alu
Phone: +61 2 9351 6894
This unit of study is for absolute beginners with no previous knowledge of the language. It introduces students to the main structures of the Italian language and the basic vocabulary to communicate successfully in everyday situations. All four language skills are developed, with a particular focus on grammatical accuracy.
class participation (10%), written assignments (equivalent to 1000wd) (10%), 1x1000wd class test (20%), 2xaural/oral tests (30 minutes total) (25%), 1x2-hr final exam (35%)
Gruppo Italiaidea, Italian Espresso 1, Alma, 2006
Recommended reference books:
De Rôme, Soluzioni! A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian. Hodder Education 2010, English Grammar for Students of Italian (Olivia and Hill)
Collins Italian Concise Dictionary (Collins)
Collins Sansoni Italian Dictionary (Collins)
ITLN1101, ITLN1201, ITLN1301, ITLN1621, ITLN1631
A student who is qualified to enter a higher level course may not enrol in a lower level course. Students who have taken Beginners HSC Italian proceed to ITLN2611; students who have taken Continuers and / or Extension HSC Italian proceed to ITLN2631. Students who have any formal training or previous knowledge of Italian from other sources are required to identify themselves to the department as soon as possible.
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