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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) Test 1 10%
  Test 2 10%
  Test 3 10%
  Test 4 10%
  Oral examination 10%
  3-hour examination (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visiting/exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate French and Italian (RR15) - Year 1
  • 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 Linguistics with Italian(with Intercalated Year) (Q1A3) - 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 English and Italian (QR38) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French with Italian (R1A3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Italian (R2A3) - Year 1
  • BA in Italian Studies (R300) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with German (R3A2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and Economics (4-year) (R3L4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian Studies and Linguistics (R3Q1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian Studies with Linguistics (R3Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and Linguistics (R3Q3) - 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 Italian with Arabic (R3T6) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate History and Italian (R3V2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Taught Italian and History of Art (R3V3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Film Studies (R3W5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and Italian Studies (R4R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and Italian (R4RH) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies with Italian (R4RL) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R90M) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Economics (4-year) (R9L1) - 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 Italian and Classics (RQ38) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and Italian Studies (RR13) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Italian (RR23) - 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 (R3A1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian with Chinese (R3T1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Italian (RR16) - Year 1