Study programmes / B-EPA Economic policy and administration / Italian 1
Course code:SVI1
Course title in language of instruction:Italiano 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - Italština 1
Course title in English:Italian 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Italian
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Tereza Formáčková (supervisor)
Prerequisites:VSTUPNI_TEST (31 , 101) and not Final Bachelor Exam and (Language in Business - English or Language in Business - English) and to study at faculty Personal Finance and not English 1 and not now English 1 and not German 1 and not now German 1 and not Spanish 1 and not now Spanish 1 and not French 1 and not now French 1 and not Russian 1 and not now Russian 1
Aims of the course:The main subject goal is to acquire and deepen knowledge of all general language competences (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
Course contents:
1.Revision of A1 grammar (allowance 0/2)
2.Lesson 8 (allowance 0/2)
a.personal pronouns, verb dovere
b.description of person

3.Lesson 8 (allowance 0/2)
a.sentences: di + infinitiv, pronoun quello
b.human body

4.Lesson 9 (allowance 0/2)
a.personal pronouns, verbs dire and dare - types of living, descriptions, household

5.Lesson 9 (allowance 0/2)
a.sentences di + infinitiv, imperative
b.leisure time, hobbies

6.Lesson 9 (allowance 0/2)
a.revision, irregular verbs
b.culture, sport

7.Lesson 10 (allowance 0/2)
a.reflexive verbs

8.Lesson 10 (allowance 0/2)
a.verbs uscire and rimanere
b.national cuisine

9.Lesson 10 (allowance 0/2)
a.dates, months, days of the week

10.Lesson Revision (allowance 0/2)
11.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.revision of key grammatical structures

12.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.revision of vocabulary and key topics

13.Preparation for summary test (allowance 0/2)
14.Summary test (allowance 0/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-communication in second language
-general knowledge

Specific competences:
-Student can ask for and search detailed information in a foreign language and pass the information as well.
-Student can participate in interactions ina foreign language.
-Student can understand intermediate texts written in a foreign language and create them.
-Student can write a letter or an email in a foreign language.
-Student understands intermediate grammatical structures of a foreign language.
-The student masters intermediate vocabulary and phrases in a foreign language.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 70 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit. In the 5th and 10th week of the term students take a test that has 20 questions. Each test makes a maximum of 20% of the total marks. Students can gain a maximum of 20 points per each test. In the 14th week of the term students take a final credit test consisting of 60 questions in an electronic form. The test makes a maximum of 60% of the total marks. Students can gain up to 60 points at most. Attendance at the seminars is mandatory.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h

Basic reading list
  • Progetto italiano nuovo: corso multimediale di lingua e civilta italiana. 3rd ed. Atene: EdiLingua, 2008. 198 p. ISBN 978-960-6632-24-2.
  • Progetto italiano nuovo: corso multimediale di lingua e civilta italiana. 4th ed. Atene: EdiLingua, 2010. 147 p. ISBN 978-960-6632-25-9.