Units of Study

ITLN3668 - Issues of Language and Society in Italy

Semester 1, 2014  |  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.


1xtutorial presentation (equivalent to 1500wds) (20%), 1xtutorial test (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), 1xfinal essay (equivalent to 3000wds) (40%), tutorial participation (10%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





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