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IT1002 Italian Language (Elementary)

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 7
Planned timetable:Fortnightly lectures 10.00 am Mon (beginning week 2) plus language classes/culture seminar normally meeting at 10.00 am or 11.00 am, or 12.00 noon Mon - Thu

The module builds on Module IT1001 and continues its basic aims by increasing the students' knowledge of and ability to use Italian. In this module one hour per week is dedicated to oral practice and students will be introduced to aspects of Italian culture. Please note that this module is not designed for native speakers of Italian.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Either (IT1001 and IT1002) or (IT1003 and IT1004) are compulsory for Italian

UG Pre-requisite(s):IT1001 or Higher Italian or its equivalent
UG Modules required for:IT2001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:1 oral class, 2 language classes, 1 culture lecture/seminar, and 1 surgery hour (x 10 weeks).
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 44
  • Guided independent study: 156

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 40%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 40%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Practical Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Ms S Triggiano
Module teaching staff:Italian Department staff and Italian Language Tutors