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Italian 1 - ITLN1611

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.

4x1hr seminars/week

seminar participation (10%), 3x200wd written assignments (10%), 1x800wd class test (20%), 2x200wd quiz (5%), 3x300wd aural/oral tests (20%), 1x1000wd Reading and writing test (20%) 1x800wd grammar test (15%)

Additional information
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.


ITLN1201 or ITLN1301 or ITLN1401 or ITLN1621 or ITLN1631 or ITLN1101 or HSC Italian Beginners or HSC Italian Continuers or HSC Italian Extension


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Italian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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