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IT4004   Communication Skills 2

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This is the second part of the core language module for all students of Italian in the second year of the Honours programme. Its aim is to continue to develop advanced communication skills, both oral and written, in Italian, and comprises (1) weekly oral skills classes in which students follow a programme of contemporary topics, using written and audio-visual materials, and (2) weekly written expression workshops developing the productive skills of essay and report writing.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass IT4003

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 oral class, 1 written class and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 128

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2.5-hour Written Examination = 30%, Practical Examination = 30%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 30%
Practical examinations : 30%
Coursework: 40%

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


Module teaching staff: Dr Robert Wilson