Italian

Course type: A Level • Awarding/exam body: Edexcel
A level Italian has been developed to inspire students who have an appreciation of the language, literature, film and culture of the Italian-speaking world.

Course Units

YEAR 1
Unit 01: CHANGE IN ITALIAN SOCIETY
• Changes in family structures
• Education
• The world of work

Unit 02: POLITICAL AND ARTISTIC CULTURE IN THE ITALIAN SPEAKING WORLD:
• Music
• Media
• Cultural heritage

YEAR 2
Unit 03: EVOLVING ITALIAN SOCIETY
• The positive impact of immigration in Italian society
• Facing the changes of migrant society
• North-South divide Unit 04: FASCISM AND BEYOND
• The rise of Mussolini
• Fascism in WW2
• From dictatorship to democracy

Course Assessment

You will have three exam papers:

Paper 1: listening-reading-translation 40%

Paper 2: written response to works and translation into target language 30%

Paper 3: speaking 30%

Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in Italian *(Native speakers to be interviewed by Head of MFL if they do not have a GCSE qualification in Italian).