Italian A2.2

Module SZ0608

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

SZ0608 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

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

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

In this module, students gain basic knowledge of Italian as a foreign language, enabling them to successfully manage basic everyday situations. Student will learn strategies for communicating verbally and in writing despite limited language skills in the foreign language. Additionally, opportunities will be made available to effectively organize the process of learning Italian as a foreign language. Students learn/practice "communicative functions": to talk about personal experiences in past tense (simple past); to talk about situations/people and everyday activities in past tense (simple past and present perfect); to describe people; to make comparisons; to ask for advice, to give advice/directions to others; to express their wants/needs; to make hypotheses; to talk about future plans; to aks for and make suggestions; to ask for and provide information about past events; to give reasons for a decision; to use basic vocabulary on topics such as clothing and shopping habits, education and professional life. Students will gain knowledge of grammar skills requisite for these objectives.

Learning Outcome

The module refers to level A2 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 understand relevant spoken and written information on familiar topics. They can express themselves verbally and in writing on familiar topics concerning family, studies, and hobbies using key grammatical structures and an adequate but still limited vocabulary.

Preconditions

Sound knowledge of module A2.1; placement test level A2.2.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

ArtSWSTitelDozent(en)Termine
SE 2 Italian A2.2 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.

Media

Textbook; multimedia teaching and learning materials and online resources.

Literature

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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