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Durham University

School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Italian Studies

Italian Language 1B

Academic Year 2019-2020

This is a fast-paced double module for proven linguists worth 40 credits. There are 5 hours of contact time per week covering all the language skills (speaking, writing, reading and listening). By the end of this module students will have acquired a sound knowledge of Italian grammar and be able to interact in a confident manner in a variety of every day real life situations. The developing of communicative skills is paramount and the use of the target language is encouraged right from the start.

Texts include:

  • Susanna Nocchi, Italian grammar in practice (Alma Edizioni)

All remaining material to use in class will be available onlne for students to download.


Mrs Lucina Stuart (, room A21, Elvet Riverside I

Further details of pre-requisites, co-requisites, aims, contact hours and assessment