This unit of study is for absolute beginners with no previous knowledge of the language. It introduces students to the main structures of the Italian language and the basic vocabulary to communicate successfully in everyday situations. All four language skills are developed, with a particular focus on grammatical accuracy.
1x seminar participation (10%), 3x200wd written assignments (10%), 1x800wd class test (20%), 1x400wd quiz (5%), 1x500wd equivalent listening test (10%), 1x400wd equivalent speaking test (10%), 1x1000wd reading and writing test (20%), 1x800wd grammar test (15%)
A student who is qualified to enter a higher level course may not enrol in a lower level course. Students who have taken Beginners HSC Italian proceed to ITLN2611; students who have taken Continuers and / or Extension HSC Italian proceed to ITLN2631. Students who have any formal training or previous knowledge of Italian from other sources are required to identify themselves to the department as soon as possible.
HSC Italian Beginners or IB Ab Initio or HSC Italian Continuers or HSC Italian Extension or IB Italian