The online Italian 1B unit from University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia focuses on the key linguistic skills and written skills needed to develop and improve your Italian. The unit provides basic tasks and multimedia projects which place you in real life situations and ensure your spoken and written Italian improves over time.
The unit also ensures that you get an insight into Italian culture, and improve your written, listening and speaking skills so that you will be able to hold basic conversations with a native speaker.
Applicants must complete the following unit to be eligible to enter this program:
Areas of study
In this language unit, the topics you will study include:
Key linguistic structures required for speaking and writing in Italian
Production of Italian speech and writing
This unit is a not a core requirement for any course. Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit could prove exceptionally useful if you wish to travel or move to Italy by giving you further knowledge and confidence when speaking and using Italian. The unit could also allow you to work in business or even teach Italian. A language is one of the most desirable skills for any employer and by speaking a different language and appreciating other cultures, you could drastically improve your chances of employability.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Italian 1B from South Australia University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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