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Intermediate Italian I
Required Sequence: ITAL 111 & ITAL112
ITAL 111
Fall 2012
Section: 01   02  

This is the first half of a two-semester intermediate sequence and an ampersand (&) course. Authentic artifacts such as literary excerpts, films, newspaper articles, and commercials constitute the starting points (spunti) of this course. These spunti, which include topics ranging from stereotypes and perceptions to family and student life, employment, and environmental awareness, shed light on the rich diversity and complexities within Italy and help you develop an understanding of the society and culture of contemporary Italy. Each spunto provides varied activities for the improvement of your linguistic competence. 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. Specifically, you will build on previously learned grammatical structures and acquire more complex ones that will allow you to improve your ability to relate information, narrate stories, make hypotheses, express your opinions, and debate the opinions of others, both in writing and in conversation. 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.
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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