Language Immersion Course Italian 3 (UE)Back
|Semester of degree program||Semester 3|
|Mode of delivery||Presence- and Telecourse|
|Language of instruction||English|
Upon the successful completion of the Language Immersion Course Italian 3, students will acquire the following competences regarding the Italian language:
- describe a person physically and describe someone's personality
- talk about clothes and sizes
- talk about prices
- describe a home, write a simple real estate advertisement
- express desires and hopes
- talk about health and common diseases
- express themselves in a pharmacy or at the doctor's
- ask for and give advices
- talk about journeys, movies, and books
- express simple opinions
This is a language course for slightly advanced students with basic knowledge of Italian (at CEF level A2-B1). The following language topics will be covered in this module:
- different uses of the passato prossimotense and the imperfettotense
- direct and indirect pronouns
- connectives and time adverbs
- imperative with pronouns
- quantities ("molto", "troppo", "troppo poco",...)
- condizionale presente
- impersonal form
- impersonal verbs (weather verbs such as "piovere", "nevicare")
- future tense
Guastalla, C. & Naddeo, G. M. (2010). Domani 2: Corso di lingua e cultura italiana (A2). Firenze: Alma Edizioni.
Lombardo, D., Nosengo, L., & Sanguineti, A. M. (2005). L'italiano con la pubblicità: Livello elementare. Perugia: Guerra Edizioni.
McIntosh, C. (1992). Oxford Italian Grammar and Verbs. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press.
Nocchi S., (2011). Grammatica pratica della lingua italiana. Firenze: Alma Edizioni.
Oxford Dictionaries (ed.) (2009). Oxford Essential Italian Dictionary. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press.
PONS (ed.) (2014). PONS Verben auf einen Blick Italienisch. Stuttgart: PONS.
Ziglio, L. & Rizzo, G. (2015). Nuovo Espresso 2 (A2). Italian edition. Firenze: Alma Edizioni.
- Lecture and presentation
- Group and pair work
- Role plays
- Learning games
- Individual exercises
Integrated module exam (immanent examination character):
- Class preparation/homework 20%
- Class participation 20%
- Final examination (includes reading and listening comprehension, speaking and writing) 60%.