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IT1002   Italian Language (Elementary)

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

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.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): If IT1001 has not been passed, Higher or A-Level Italian or equivalent is required

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).

Scheduled learning hours: 44

Guided independent study hours: 156

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 40%, Practical Examination = 20%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 40%
Practical examinations : 20%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Italian Department staff and Italian Language Tutors