Italian Language 2 (Minor)
Italian Language 2 (Minor) 2023-24
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 1 & 2
This 20 credit module running throughout the year promotes appropriate use of style and register in all written work and ensures that students can deal with variations in register and idiomatic expression in a confident and accurate manner. Through exposure to selected texts and complex grammatical structures, students acquire reading and writing skills which match the required standard of final year linguists.
-threshold -40-49%: A limited knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and a limited ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts.
-good -50-69%: A good knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and a good ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts.
-excellent -70+%: An excellent knowledge of vocabulary and grammar and an excellent ability to translate and paraphrase the prescribed range of texts.
- Demonstrate in essay and translation work a sophisticated command of both the target language and English/Welsh that is alive to the rhetorical range of both languages.
- To read and understand complex texts varying in style, tone and register and comment on these texts in a concise and fluent manner.
500-word Essay. Write an essay in Italian of approximately 500 words (+/- 10%). The topic is chosen among those discussed in class in Semester 1.
Article summary. Write a summary of an article related to one of the topics discussed in class.
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)
Translation Exam To be held in May Exam Period. This written examination comprises of two passages for translation in and out of Italian both weighting 50%.