Module title: Italian 4

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LNG08111
Module leader: Christine Penman
School The Business School
Subject area group: Tourism and Languages
Prerequisites

Module code LNG 08104
Module title Italian 3 or completion of an internal language assessment test.
Examples of equivalent learning Level B1 on the European Framework

2018/9, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Christine Penman
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Classes are in tutorial form and highly interactive. Emphasis is placed on practising speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using the resources of the language labs and the languages server. Extensive use of WebCT Vista in conjunction with these resources facilitates practice, revision and independent learning.
Informal formative feedback is given continuously in the interactive classes, via written homework and on practice presentations.

embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills;

Key employability skills embedded in the module are: general communication skills; presentation skills; IT skills

assessment (formative and summative);

Formative feedback is given on the basis of class activities and guided learning. Summative assessments take place in weeks 13 (listening and presentation) and 14/15 (reading and writing).

Research/ teaching linkages;

The module content and delivery is based on current research and best practice in language teaching and applied linguistics

supporting equality and diversity;

Materials are provided in hard copy and on WebCT. The languages server facilitates access to language learning materials across the university. The assessments are designed to be accessible to students from a range of different backgrounds and first languages. Student Support Services provides extra support as required.

internationalisation (MAX 1500 CHARACTERS).
The module provides an entry into another culture and fosters understanding and integration.


Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 52
Independent Learning Guided independent study 146
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Structures Clinical Assessment (OSCA) 40 1,4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Listening Exercise 10 5 13 , WORDS= 300
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 2,3,6 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Consolidation and extension of more complex tenses and structures; lexis and strategies for giving successful presentations; vocabulary and structures relating to business and professional life and Italy's economy.


Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: exploit a wide range of simple and more complex structures to maintain interaction and complete simple tasks in Italian
LO2: show a secure grasp of basic grammar
LO3: write correctly on a prepared topic
LO4: deliver a prepared presentation on a business or professional topic and answer simple questions
LO5: understand simple authentic spoken passages in Italian
LO6: understand simple authentic texts in Italian

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - T. MARIN, S. MAGNELLI THE ITALIAN PROJECT 2B: EDIZIONI EDILINGUA, 2010 - ISBN: 9789606940225
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