Italian C1.2
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Itaalia keel C1.2
Course title in English
Italian C1.2
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide the bases for the acquisition of competences in oral and written Italian at the level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language.
Brief description of the course
Grammar: use of verbal moods and tenses in the main clause and the subordinate clauses; consecutio temporum; aspect (perfective/imperfective); subordinate clauses with the infinite, the gerund and the participle; indirect speech.
Oral expression: conversations about actual questions in Italy. The students themselves choose the arguments and present them to the class. A discussion follows.
Writing skills: the students write short essays about the topics discussed during the conversation classes; analysis and correction of mistakes in writing; practice of different kind of writing (academic, journalistic, narrative, etc…).
Listening, reading and understanding: reading and interpretation of difficult (literary and essayistic) original texts in Italian. Watching and listening of original audiovisual material in order to increase the understanding of spoken Italian.
Individual work.
The pre-requisite for the registration is C1.1 level in Italian.
Independent work
Independent work with the materials in question.
Learning outcomes in the course
The students are able to:
choose the right verbal mood and tense also in sentences and texts with a very complex syntactic structure; s/he has a metalinguistic consciousness of the reasons for the choices; fluently and spontaneously express him/herself in Italian on different topics using a rich vocabulary;
compose written texts of different kinds (narrative, argumentative, informative) using a vocabulary and syntactic constructions charcateristic of written Italian;
understand the meaning of different complex texts and analyze them syntactically and semantically;
follow, understand and reproduce the content of original oral texts in spoken Italian (radio and TV programs, news, debates, conferences, etc...)
Assessment methods
Evelina Valitutto