6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The unit consolidates and extends the basic language skills begun in- listening, speaking, reading and writing and deeper knowledge of contemporary Italian social and political history and culture with a focus on national identity and deconstruction of myths and stereotypes.
Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
- interact in simple discussions and talk about aspects of daily life;
- utilise their knowledge of all areas of Italian grammar, with some fluency in reading and writing;
- critically analyse specific issues connected to national identity and gender in contemporary Italy.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Exam: 40%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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