2023-2024 / LANG6010-1

Elementary Italian 1


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in economics : general (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in management (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in business engineering (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in management (60 ECTS)3 crédits 


Alex Bardascino

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

General overview

Learning basic communication

Basic vocabulary

Verbal tenses: regular and irregular present tense (indicative)

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Course objective

Reaching A1+ level by the end of the year 

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

No pre-requisite 

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

In-person teaching:
- Interactive presentation of each situation, in order to improve the written and the oral comprehension.
- Oral exercices, situational learning and role plays, in order to improve the written and the oral expression. 
- Grammatical explanations.

Individual homework:
- Exercices, verbal tenses, grammar structures and lexicon.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Book: D. Piotti, G. de Savorgnani, E. Carrara, Universitalia 2.0, Vol. 1, Alma Edizioni, Firenze, 2019.

Possibly buying a grammar: A. VALLE, Guide de grammaire italienne, de Boeck. 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam only (2h) based on grammar, reading comprehension, listening and writing. The average of these 4 skills will determine the final mark.

N.B.: Decimals will be rounded by default between 0 and 5, by excess between 6 and 9.
Example: average of 12.5 > 12 // average of 12.6 > 13

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Language courses: FRENCH.



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