- Develop Italian linguistic skills
- Develop understanding of the culture and society of countries where Italian is spoken.
- Improve language in the context of Itlian speaking countries, issues and influences
- Study a Italian literary text or film.
Language is studied within the context of the following themes:
- Social issues and trends
- Political and Artistic culture
- Works (literary text or film)
- Independent Research Project
Qualification Aims and Objectives
- Using language spontaneously to initiate communication; ask and answer questions; express thoughts and feelings; present viewpoints; develop arguments; persuade; and analyse and evaluate in speech and writing, including interaction with speakers of Italian
- Listening and responding to spoken passages including some extended passages from a range of different contexts and sources, adapted as necessary, covering different registers and types, including authentic communication involving one or more speakers
- Reading and responding to a variety of texts including some extended texts written for different purposes and audiences drawn from a range of authentic sources, including contemporary, historical and literary, fiction and non-fiction texts, adapted as necessary
- Translating a passage of minimum 100 words from Itlaian into English
- Translating a passage of minimum 100 words from English into Italian.
GCSE Italian students achieiving grade 6 or above
Confident/fluent speakers of Italian
- Languages degree course
- Degree course with languages option/component
- Apply for a wider variety of jobs in the UK and abroad.