Spoken and writing language. Italian Orthography. Division into syllables, use of capital letters.
Logical structure of the text. Italian lexicon: "style" and "register", linguistic registers and contexts of use, idiomatic expressions, synonyms, generic words and specific words.
Questions of Italian morphology and syntax: times and verbal modes; syntax of the simple and complex sentence, marked and unmarked order, coordination and subordination, implicit and explicit form, main syntax errors, meaningful concordances. Reading and understanding, "5 W", information hierarchy, paraphrase and summary, forms of quotation.