Units of Study

ITLN3668 - Issues of Language and Society in Italy

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Antonia Rubino

Description

This unit will introduce students to current debates on language and language usage in contemporary Italy, and in particular on the changing nature of the country's multilingualism under the influence of various factors. The language impact of immigration, the decline of historical minorities, the position of dialects and Italy's role in the European Union are some of the topics that will be explored.

Assessments

1xpresentation (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1xclass test (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1xtake-home assignment (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1xfinal essay (equivalent to 3000wds) (40%)

Textbooks

Course pack available from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

One of ITLN1612, ITLN1632, ITLN1202, ITLN1302, ITLN2611, ITLN2631

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ITLN3668

     

Seminar 1

     

 

     

Seminar 2

     
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 6
2 This class runs from Week 7 to Week 13

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