Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 7
Planned timetable: Fortnightly lectures 10.00 am Mon (beginning week 2) plus language classes normally meeting at 10.00 am or 11.00 am, or 12.00 noon Mon-Fri
This module is the normal entry point which leads to Honours Italian for beginners in Italian. It is designed for students with no prior experience of Italian and does not assume any knowledge of the language. The course is intensive and proceeds quickly. It concentrates on grammar and usage through reading, writing, listening and speaking. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) materials are also used to supplement classes and assessments. Please note that this module is not designed for native speakers of Italian.
Pre-requisite(s): "the student must not have a pass at higher, A-Level or equivalent in italian nor must they be a native italian speaker"
Anti-requisite(s): "student should not be a native speaker of italian or have a pass at higher, A-Level or equivalent"
Weekly contact: 3-4 language classes, surgery hour (x 10 weeks) and 1 x 1-hour lecture/seminar on aspects of Italian history and culture per fortnight.
Scheduled learning hours: 40
Guided independent study hours: 160
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Miss S Triggiano
Module teaching staff: Dr Natalia Ferri, Ms S Triggiano