IJIB556 Italian life and institutions, geography

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Valeria De Tommaso (lecturer), Mgr. Zuzana Šebelová, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Kateřina Garajová, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Thu 9:10–10:45 G23
Prerequisites (in Czech)
IJIA005 Practical Italian II
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course developes cultural, political, and geographical themes.
  • The course developes themes on geography, the government, the economy and the cultura of Italy. Articles and audio/video materials are used for the lessons.
  • P.E.Balboni, M. Voltolina, Geografia d’Italia per stranieri, Guerra Edizioni, 2005
  • A.Lepre, C.Petraccone, Storia d’Italia dall’Unità ad oggi, Il Mulino, 2008
  • J. Špička, Italské reálie, Fraus, 2001
  • L.Cusimano, L. Ziglio, Qua e là per l’Italia, Alma Edizioni, 2008
  • A cura di P. Ginsborg, Stato dell’Italia, Mondadori, 1994
  • E.Galli Della Loggia, L’identità italiana, Il Mulino, 1998
Teaching methods
Exposition and definitions of basic terms and their exemplification on different types of specific text.
Assessment methods
The course finishes with a zapocet. To obtain it, students must have the following pre-requisites: 1.Attendance of at least 70% of the course 2.Reading short articles during the semester 3.Taking a final written test which includes a questionnaire on the course contents.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Kurz je doporučen posluchačům od 2. ročníku.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurz je doporučen posluchačům od 2. ročníku.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2002, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2019.
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