10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: MLT266, or A-level Italian grade A, or equivalent CEF B1+/B2- proficiency in the language.

Aims/Description: This unit aims to enable students at an 'Advanced' level of competence in the language to work semi-independently, exploring critically a specialised topic normally related to their main field of study, in order to acquire subject-specific terminology and basic discursive skills in the language, as well as develop sound research skills. Through weekly tutorials, students will be guided and suppported in their completion of a written portfolio (1,500 words) and their preparation of an oral presentation summarizing their research and demonstrating their acquisition of relevant academic and linguistic skills. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/mltc/lfa/courses/italian/project_advanced

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Presentation, Project/ portfolio

Notes: Computer literacy (inc word-processing) advisable.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Modern Languages Teaching Centre):

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