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IT101 - Italian for Beginners

  • Module code: IT101
  • Module name: Italian for Beginners
  • Department: Italian Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This is a foundation course in Italian language, including elements of contemporary Italian society and language awareness. It aims to give students: a basic command of Italian in the four communicative skills (oral comprehension, speaking, reading, writing); elementary notions of grammar; relevant information on life in Italy today.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the year students will be able to sustain everyday conversations in Italian, read authentic texts (e.g. newspaper articles) and follow the gist of TV extracts.

Timetabled teaching activities

The course consists of 4 hours of teaching per week for 21 weeks. Students will also be required to carry out self-directed work.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/italian/current/ug/modules/modulesyear1/it101

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IT101-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate History of Art with Italian with Intercalated Year (V3R4) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and Italian (M165) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Classics (Ancient Greek) with Study in Europe (Q801) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Classics (Latin) with Study in Europe (Q802) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Classical Civilisation with Study in Europe (Q821) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English and Italian Literature (QR33) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French Studies with Italian (R1RB) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Italian (R2R3) - Year 1
  • BA in Italian (R310) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with International Studies (R3M1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian Studies and Linguistics (R3Q1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian Studies with Linguistics (R3Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with German (R3R2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Spanish (R3R4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Portuguese (R3R5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Russian (R3R7) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Japanese (R3T2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate History and Italian (R3V2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Taught Italian and History of Art (R3V3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Theatre Studies (R3W4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Film Studies (R3W5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and Italian Studies (R4R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies with Italian (R4RC) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Linguistics (R9Q1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and European Literature (RQ32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and Italian Studies (RR13) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate History of Art with Italian (V3R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Ancient History and Classical Archaeology with Study in Europe (VV18) - Year 1
Optional
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Linguistics with Italian (with Year Abroad) (Q2R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with French (R3R1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Chinese (R3T1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and Classics (RQ38) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Italian (RR23) - Year 1