Italiano 1A: Introduzione alla lingua e alla cultura (ILV)


Course lecturer:


 Stefania Squadrito , MA
Specialization AreaIntercultural Management
Course numberB4.06365.10.142
Course codeITA-1A
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits4,0
Language of instruction English

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Can introduce themselves and others
  • Understand spoken greetings and introductions
  • Can ask questions about personal details and familiar topics, geographical location, directions and spell
  • Can fill out personal details in forms and write personal messages
  • Can read and understand basic signs
  • Can interact on topics of interest
  • Understand telephone numbers and give their own
  • Can express easy / simple statistics in words
  • Read and understand short descriptions about people
  • Can order and pay in a café
  • Can describe accommodation
  • Can tell the time and talk about their daily routines
  • Can make arrangements

The course will cover the following topics/content:

  • greetings and self-introduction
  • Classroom phrases, Italian cities, famous Italians
  • Talking about me. Short conversation in public spaces (e.g. at the train station, etc.)
  • Telephone numbers and personal data. Numbers 0 - 100
  • Telephone calls. Meeting someone. Different places in the city
  • Booking a hotel room. Talking about nationalities. Writing short e-mails. Tourism in Italy
  • The time and parts of the day. Making requests. Italian food/eating culture
  • Describing objects, Reading announcements. Basics of Italian art (e.g. painting, etc.)
  • Talking about professions. Describing roles. Talking about movies
  • Ordering at public places (e.g. at the bar, etc.). Fundamentals of Italian society
  • Formal/informal language, form and usage
  • Daily routine, cultural matters

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Guastalla, C. et al (2010): Domani 1. Corso di lingua e cultura italiana (A1). Firenze: Alma Edizioni.
Lombardo, D./Nosengo, L./Sanguineti, A. (2005): L'italiano con la pubblicità - Livello intermedio. Perugia: Guerra Edizioni.
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Medaglia C./Megaglia F. (2015): Spazio civiltà. Civiltà italiana per stranieri (A2/B1). Torino: Loescher Editore.
Mezzadri, M. (2001): Grammatica Essenziale della Lingua Italiana con Esercizi. Livello elementare e intermedio. Perugia: Guerra Edizioni.
Petri, A. et al (2015): Grammatica di base dell'italiano. Barcelona: Casa delle Lingue.
Ziglio, L. et al (2015): Nuovo Espresso 1 (A1) (Italian Edition). Firenze: Alma Edizioni.

Moderated group work, lecture, discussion, individual exercises, role play, case work, excursion

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses of the module and results as follows:
ILV "Italiano 1A: Introduzione alla lingua e alla cultura" - 4 ECTS
Assessment type: Compulsory assessment
Assessment method/s: Class participation, continual assessment, homework, written final examination