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XITA0001 Italian 1 (CEFR A1), 3-4 ECTS cr. 
Code XITA0001  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Italian 1 (CEFR A1)  Abbreviation Italian 1 
Credits3-4 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0044 Italian 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Language Centre 

Description
Aim 

Having successfully completed the course, the student will be able
1. to have an understanding of the most basic Italian grammar
2. to pronounce Italian correctly and to define the phonetic elements of the Italian language
3. to understand and to write short, simple statements and texts
4. to introduce themselves using short sentences 
5. to achieve the level A1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

 
Contents 

In the course, you will learn to interact in Italian in basic communicative situations, such as introducing yourself, talking about your studies and work, ordering food and drinks and shopping for some basic items

During the lessons, we will concentrate on listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking exercises, and we will use pair and group exercises and small games in order to activate your communication skills. At home, you will be required to do some small homework in order to reinforce the language structures you have learnt in the course.

 

 
Previous studies 

None required.

 
Methods 

36 hours of pair work and teacher supervision. Independent work.

 
Requirements 

Regular attendance and active participation in exercises are required to complete the course. Final exam.

 
More literature information and extra material 

Course book: C. Imperato, K. Kuusela, S. Meurman, G. Feroldi: Bella Vista 1. Chapters 0-6.
Extra material in English and Italian provided byt the teacher.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail

 
Timing 

Autumn term

 
Target Group 

The course is meant for beginners.

 
Tutor 

Laura Senni

 
Language of instruction 

English
Italian

 
Compulsory 

Optional

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished Italia 1  Group Exercise  Laura Senni 
02.09.19mon 15.00-18.00
04.09.19wed 15.00-18.00
09.09.19mon 15.00-18.00
11.09.19wed 15.00-18.00
16.09.19mon 15.00-18.00
18.09.19wed 15.00-18.00
23.09.19mon 15.00-18.00
25.09.19wed 16.00-19.00
30.09.19mon 15.00-18.00
02.10.19wed 15.00-18.00
07.10.19mon 15.00-18.00
14.10.19mon 15.00-17.00
16.10.19wed 16.00-17.00

Upcoming exams
No exams.