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Intermediate Italian I
Required Sequence: ITAL 111 & ITAL112
ITAL 111
Fall 2010
Section: 01   02  

This is the first half of a two-semester intermediate sequence and an ampersand (&) course. The course seeks to increase students' confidence and ability to read, write, speak, and understand the language as it builds on previously learned grammatical structures and introduces more complex ones. 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. Authentic artifacts such as literary excerpts, films, newspaper articles, and songs constitute the starting points (spunti) of this course. Each spunto helps students develop an understanding of culture and society in contemporary Italy, offers opportunities to explore similarities and differences between the students' native culture and Italian culture and society, and provides varied activities for the improvement of linguistic competence. Specifically, you will explore and learn to discuss issues that pertain to family and student life, employment, environmental awareness, and trends that inform contemporary Italy. 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, while exploring similarities and differences between their native cultures and Italian culture and society.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: LanguageGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ITAL102
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ITST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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