Italiano 4: B2/2 - Lingua dei media II (ILV)

Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06365.43.582
Course codeItal 4
Semester of degree program Semester 4
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction German

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Can critically analyze news presented in Italian media
  • can understand and identify the main ideas on both concrete and abstract topics presented in most media texts including technical discussions, lectures and news reports on their field of specialisation.
  • can lead a discussion on a topic related to Italy or their field of specialisation, presenting arguments both for and against a particular viewpoint

The language of the Italian media. Analysis of media genre, both written and spoken. Discussion of current affairs and news in Italy (and Austria).

A list of primary texts and websites will be handed out in the first session.

A mixed method of instruction will be used for this course, including

learner-oriented media and blended learning, lectures, discussion, presentations, self-study and group work.

Continual assessment 20%

Class presentation 20%

Final examination (written and oral) 40%

Class preparation and participation 20%