Italian for exchange students

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The School offers Italian language courses that are specifically designed for international exchange students spending a study period at Ca' Foscari University.

For the 2019/2020 a.y. the School offers Italian language courses for exchange students at levels from beginners (A1) to advanced (C1)

Contacts

Each Italian language course awards 6 CFU/ECTS and consists of two modules (80h in total):

  • Italian language (30h)
  • Language practice (50h)

NB: In order to get the credits students must:

  • Pass the final exam 
  • Attend at least 80% of the classes for both modules

Eligible students

  • Erasmus + exchange students
  • Overseas and other interuniversity exchange students
  • Double and Joint degree students will be admitted according to the provisions of each project – please contact us for more information

2nd semester 2019/2020 a.y. 

For the 2nd semester of the 2019/2020 a.y. the School offers the following courses:

Option 1 (SIE028)

  • Introduction to Italian language – beginner (A1) and elementary (A2)– 30h
  • Language practice: A1 or A2 – 50h

A1 Textbook: M. F. Diaco, M. G. Tommasini, Spazio Italia A1, Manuale 1 + Eserciziario 1,  Livello A1, 2015, Loescher  ISBN 9788820133481

A2 Textbook: M. F. Diaco, M. G. Tommasini, Spazio Italia A2, Manuale 2 + Eserciziario 2,  Livello A2, 2015, Loescher ISBN 9788820133498

Option 2 (SIE029)

  • Italian language – pre intermediate (B1) – 30h
  • Language practice: B1 – 50h

B1 Textbook: M. F. Diaco, M. G. Tommasini, Spazio Italia B1, Manuale 3 + Eserciziario 3,  Livello B1, 2015, Loescher  ISBN 9788820133504

Option 3 (SIE030)

  • Italian language – intermediate (B2)/advanced (C1) – 30h
  • Language practice: B2 or C1 - 50h

B2 Textbook: M. F. Diaco, M. G. Tommasini, Spazio Italia B2, Manuale 4 + Eserciziario 4,  Livello B2, 2015, Loescher  ISBN 9788820133511


Schedule and classrooms

The courses will run overall from February 10th to May 8th 2020, with exams possibly taking place the week after (to be confirmed).

Italian language classes will be held over 12 weeks, whereas Language Practice will take place 5 hours a week for 10 weeks (classes falling on public holidays will be moved to the following week).

Following the placement test, students will receive a confirmation email of their level by Monday February 3rd


How to Enrol

Enrolment for these courses is now closed and we cannot accept any late registrations.

We remind students who have studied Italian previously to take the online placement test from January 16th to 26th 2020. To take the placement test please visit the SIE Moodle Platform online and log in with your Enrolment number and password. The test result will establish your course level.

NB: For students holding one of the following international certification of their Italian language level, the placement test is not compulsory:

  • CILS [ITA]:Certificate of Italian as a Foreign Language
  • CELI [ITA] Certificate for the Italian Language
  • PLIDA [ITA] Dante Alighieri Italian Language Project
  • Roma 3 [ITA]

Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.


Other opportunities to study Italian language at the SIE

Exchange students interested in learning Italian during the first semester can also register for standard Italian language classes and benefit of a reduced tariff per module (50 or 70 hours).

1st semester a.a 2020/2021

Information on courses in the first semester of 2020/2021 will be available shortly.


Other opportunities to study Italian language at the SIE

Exchange students interested in learning Italian during the first semester can also register for standard Italian language classes and benefit of a reduced tariff per module (50 or 70 hours).

Last update: 13/02/2020