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IT107 - Modern Italian Language I (Advanced)

  • Module code: IT107
  • Module name: Modern Italian Language I (Advanced)
  • Department: Italian Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This course is designed for students with ‘A’ level or equivalent standard in Italian. Its aims are: to refine and consolidate existing individual skills in the language and to extend them through translation, writing and reading; to practise the skills of aural comprehension and oral communication over a wide range of topics; to single out and discuss, when necessary, specific problems of grammar and syntax; to familiarize with different language variations and registers.

Principal learning outcomes

The translation component’s aims are: to foster language awareness through translation from English into Italian and Italian into English; to brush-up and consolidate basic structures of Italian grammar and their use in various contexts; to develop competence in different registers through the use of contemporary fiction, newspapers, film reviews, drama texts; to improve language production and appreciation of different styles.

Timetabled teaching activities

3 x 1 hour per week for 20 weeks (Reading weeks: week 6 in both term 1 & 2)

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/italian/current/ug/modules/modulesyear1/it1070

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IT107-30)
C (Assessed/examined work) Test 1 10%
  Test 2 (Portfolio - 2000 words) 20%
  Oral Presentation 20%
  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 International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R90N) - Year 1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 4