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IT2002 Second Level Italian (Advanced)

SCOTCAT credits:20
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 8
Planned timetable:5.00 pm Tue lecture. Seminar class and language classes to be arranged.

This module offers an intermediate language course for students who have passed IT 2001. It is designed to (1) further consolidate students' knowledge of Italian grammar, idiom and vocabulary, (2) refine their language skills and (3) develop their communication skills both oral and written through a graded oral programme related to Italian history and culture. Students will continue their study of mediaeval and modern Italian culture.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for Italian

UG Pre-requisite(s):IT2001
UG Modules required for:IT3001

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:3 language classes, 1 culture lecture, 1 culture seminar and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 55
  • Guided independent study: 145

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 35%
  • Practical examinations: 15%
  • Coursework: 50%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 35%, Coursework = 65% (40% essays and 25% language work)
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Prof D Duncan
Module teaching staff:TBC