Units of Study

ITLN3668 - Issues of Language and Society in Italy

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Antonia Rubino


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.


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


Course pack available from the University Copy Centre


1x2-hr seminar/week


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


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm



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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