[ 514ITALBI1K21 ] KS Business Italian 1

Es ist eine neuere Version 2023W dieser LV im Curriculum Bachelor's programme International Business Administration 2023W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Languages Tom Rankin 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites KS Italian Communicative Skills
Original study plan Bachelor's programme International Business Administration 2021W
Objectives Building on Italian Communicative Skills, students extend knowledge of language learning strategies and communication strategies appropriate to B2 level. They are able to produce and understand Italian at a B2 level according to the CEFR. They can understand the main ideas of complex Italian text relating to familiar issues of business and economics. They can produce clear, detailed text on an increasing range of business-related issues, drawing appropriately on written and statistical input They can provide a clear oral presentation of issues related to social, business or economics topics. They can give a clear, prepared presentation, giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view and discussing the advantages and disadvantages of various options. They can follow discussion in a meeting setting and can contribute effectively by accounting for and sustaining their position. The students gain a greater awareness of challenges in intercultural communication in international settings.
Subject The following topics will form the basis of classroom activities:

  • Aspects of grammar and vocabulary development necessary for linguistic and communicative competences at B2 level
  • Various themes in contemporary Italian business and society
  • Communicative activities to foster development of student abilities in the four skill areas (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
Criteria for evaluation Continuous assessment in the form of production and comprehension tasks during the semester; Oral presentation tasks; Final written exam
Methods Communicative language practice and self-study methods to develop linguistic and communicative competences at the B2 level on the CEFR. Explanation of text-construction conventions. Grammar and vocabulary development activities. Role-plays, meetings, presentations and interaction.
Language Italian and English
Study material will be announced in the course
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority