Italian Intensive A

Module code: R3040
Level 4
30 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Class, Workshop, Seminar
Assessment modes: Observation

This is an intensive module for beginners or near beginners, enabling you to develop the language skills expected of students with a low A level grade or equivalent in one year. A thorough grounding in grammatical functions will be taught through a variety of media and topics.

Module learning outcomes

  • The successful student will demonstrate a satisfactory understanding of syntax and lexis by engaging with exercises requiring an appropriate level of communicative language skills.
  • S/he will demonstrate the ability to comprehend selected authentic materials in the TL (whether textual, audio-visual or digital) on social, political, cultural or literary themes with an acceptable degree of detail and accuracy.
  • S/he will be capable of limited participation in conversation and discussion, demonstrating a satisfactory level of oral competence in the TL.
  • In the preparation for and performance of such exercises, s/he will begin to develop transferable skills in the TL, such as note-taking, summarising and synthesising.