Languages

Italian Intensive B

Module code: R3041
Level 4
30 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Seminar, Class
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework

The module builds on the grammatical structures and language functions taught in Intensive Italian 1A. You will improve oral and written fluency, lexis and listening and reading comprehension. A thorough grounding in grammatical functions will be taught through a variety of media and topics.

Module learning outcomes

  • The successful student will demonstrate knowledge of basic grammatical principles and understanding of their syntactical application in written exercises.
  • S/he will demonstrate reading comprehension skills by the analysis of and response to authentic texts in the TL on social or cultural themes.
  • S/he will demonstrate the incipient capacity to write discursively in the TL to satisfactory standards of accuracy and sophistication.
  • So doing, s/he will demonstrate an ability to grasp certain basic theories and concepts, and to develop lines of argument.