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What will I learn?
  • Develop Italian linguistic skills 
  • Develop understanding of the culture and society of countries where Italian is spoken.
  • Improve language in the context of Itlian speaking countries, issues and influences
  • Study a Italian literary text or film.


Language is studied within the context of the following themes:

  • Social issues and trends
  • Political and Artistic culture
  • Grammar
  • Works (literary text or film) 
  • Independent Research Project

Qualification Aims and Objectives

  • Using language spontaneously to initiate communication; ask and answer questions; express thoughts and feelings; present viewpoints; develop arguments; persuade; and analyse and evaluate in speech and writing, including interaction with speakers of Italian
  • Listening and responding to spoken passages including some extended passages from a range of different contexts and sources, adapted as necessary, covering different registers and types, including authentic communication involving one or more speakers 
  • Reading and responding to a variety of texts including some extended texts written for different purposes and audiences drawn from a range of authentic sources, including contemporary, historical and literary, fiction and non-fiction texts, adapted as necessary  
  • Translating a passage of minimum 100 words from Itlaian into English  
  • Translating a passage of minimum 100 words from English into Italian. 
Who Can Do It?

GCSE Italian students achieiving grade 6 or above

Confident/fluent speakers of Italian

What can I do next?
  • Languages degree course
  • Degree course with languages option/component
  • Apply for a wider variety of jobs in the UK and abroad.

Ken Stimpson Academy
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