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CS92PROD
Elementary Italian II
Required Sequence: ITAL101 & ITAL 102
ITAL 102
Spring 2012
Section: 01   02   03  

This course is the second half of a two-semester elementary sequence. Our emphasis is on the continuing development and strengthening of oral and written competence, and reading and comprehension skills. Specifically, you will master the linguistic skills necessary to describe and narrate simple events in the past and in the future, make comparisons, express possibility, express your point of view, and agree and disagree with the opinions of others. You will also reach a better understanding of culture, society, and everyday life in Italy. By the end of this course you can expect to be able to function quite ably and with assurance in day-to-day circumstances in Italian.
We will explore roughly five units of the textbook; additionally, your linguistic and cultural experience will be broadened by reading authentic texts and by viewing, listening to, and discussing cultural artifacts such as films, songs, and commercials. Grammar undergirds everything we do and say in this course; whether or not we are engaged in an explicit grammar exercise, you are always learning grammar that enables you to communicate effectively.
Class is conducted entirely in Italian. Because you will work collaboratively with your classmates and your instructor, your attendance, participation, and preparation are of the utmost importance.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Speaking
This course offers students a variety of opportunities to develop their ability to speak and understand Italian in a communicative and meaningful context. The course also challenges students to recognize, explore and understand cultural differences and similarities between their native culture and Italian culture.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ITAL101
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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