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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

Italian Higher (SCP)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for senior-phase pupils who are still at school. It is free and open to all senior-phase school pupils across Scotland.

This course aims to continue the progressive development of your knowledge and competence of the Italian language by extending the range and complexity of the language.

Schools can contact Caroline Cordier, Curriculum Manager for Modern Languages, for further information about our delivery model:  Caroline.Cordier@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

What you will learn

  • Consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing speaking
  • Translation within the four contexts, covering topics such as family and friends, lifestyles, learning in context, jobs, and other cultural aspects of the language

How the course is assessed

  • Final exam: pupils sitting SQA exams will be required to sit at school. Prelims can also be hosted at school

Number of days per week

  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls, possible access to digital classrooms if compatible with  timetable

Entry requirements

  • Experience of the Italian language is required and a test may be carried out to assess level of knowledge

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Various Language degrees at HE

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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