Italian A1.2

Module SZ0605

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2012/3

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0605 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Supplement to the catalogue of soft-skill courses for the Bachelor programme Physics
  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


In this module, students gain basic knowledge of Italian as a foreign language, enabling them to successfully manage basic everyday situations, for example, at the bank, in administrative offices, in stores, etc. Additionally, opportunities will be made available to effectively organize the process of learning Italian as a foreign language. Students learn/practice "communicative functions": to ask for and give directions; ask the date and time; to express their opinions; to describe a place; to talk about their day-to-day activities in the present and perfect tenses using simple sentences. They learn basic vocabulary concerning daily life, job and hobbies. Students will gain knowledge of grammar skills requisite for these objectives.

Learning Outcome

The module refers to level A1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). Students gain basic knowledge of Italian as a foreign language with a general language orientation while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. After completion of this module, students will be able to use and understand everyday expressions and very simple sentences (orally and in writing). They can talk, among other things, about their likes and dislikes, arrange to meet someone and effectively communicate their wants/needs, for example, while shopping or looking for accommodations.


Sound knowledge of module A1.1; placement test result A1.2

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 Italienisch A1.2 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

Learning is based on a pragmatic, communicative approach, which encourages in particular communicative competence through role playing. The inclusion of intercultural aspects gives students an awareness of cultural differences, enabling them to communicate appropriately in specific situations. Special exercises improve reading, writing and speaking skills. The module requires individual, partner and group work and includes Elearning.


Textbook; multimedia teaching and learning materials and online resources.


Errico, R., Esposito, M.A., Grandi, N.: Campus Italia A1/A2, Stuttgart 2010, Klett

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written examination ( 60 minutes, no learning aids); active and regular class participation throughout the semester.

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