lita1000  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2
It is designed for first year students who are also taking LFIAL1750 and LROM1751
Main themes
This course provides an introduction to the language, culture and geography of contemporary Italy and encourages students to speak as well as to understand and analyse original documents.
This course prepares students for LROM1753, LROM1544 and LROM1541. The course can also help with possible ERASMUS exchanges in Italy. 

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

  • To develop students' lexical skills in Italian to promote reading comprehension and oral interaction. 
  • To understand aspects of contemporary Italian society.
  • To understand the geography of Italy.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
Other information
Syllabus (online) de documents authentiques (sonores, visuels papier).
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General

Minor in Italian Studies