OCN NI Level 4 Award in Modern Languages (Italian)

This more advanced part-time course aims to help you develop fluency and enable you to communicate freely in the Italian language, understand more advanced grammatical structures whilst gaining a deeper understanding of Italian culture.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10591
Campus: Bangor
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Higher Education
Department: Languages

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Course Structure

Speaking, Reading, Listening and Writing skills are further developed through discussion of newspaper articles, watching live Italian broadcasts and listening to authentic audio materials. Grammar is also taught to help improve both written and spoken accuracy. There is a greater emphasis on Speaking and communication skills.

2 hours per week

Level 3 qualification in Italian or equivalent or evidence of proficiency at Level 3 determined at interview with tutor

Students are assessed through a portfolio of work. Oral and written feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.

Successful completion of this ceruse can lead to employment in various sectors such as the Tourism and Hospitality sector or further Higher Education study

Speaking a foreign language can make you more employable and can enhance your career prospects.

You will need to purchase a course book and in some cases CDs or a Book and CD pack.  Course books vary from course to course, and you will be informed of the course book title at the start of the course.  If the course is a follow up from a previous course, you are likely to be using the same course book as in the previous course.

This course is accredited by OCN NI.

Reading Module (Year 1) -Leading to Level 4 Award (Reading)

Listening Module (Year 2) -Leading to Level 4 Award (Listening)

Speaking Module (Year 3) -Leading to Level 4 Award (Speaking)

Writing Module (Year 4) -Leading to Level 4 Certificate (on completion of all 4 modules)

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Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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