Italian modern society

lital1001  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Italian modern society
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
30.0 h
Caruso Annalisa; Maeder Costantino (coordinator);
Main themes
The aim of the course is to introduce contemporary Italian history, politics and society.
The course also facilitates a possible ERASMUS exchange in Italy.

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

Develop writing skills (textual coherence and adequate use of vocabulary).
Discover fundamental aspects of recent Italian history and those features relevant to modern Italian society.
The contribution of this teaching unit to the development and mastery of skills and learning outcomes of the programme can be found at the end of this document, in the section 'Programmes/training offering this teaching unit.'

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”.
Students are urged to express their ideas and opinions on a specific topic relating to contemporary Italian society (authentic documents). The targeted competence is the writing of texts in which vocabulary and morphosyntactical skills are developed. Students work alone or in small groups under the teacher's supervision.
Faculty or entity

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

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