Advanced Speaking, Writing, and Reading in Italian|
This course is designed for students who have completed at least two years of college-level Italian or who have achieved equivalent competency through study in Italy. Our primary objective is to enhance reading, writing, speaking skills through exposure to a variety of literary genres and artistic styles, from the medieval SONETTA to the Renaissance OTTAVA, from opera to contemporary cinema, from the traditional novella to the modern novel (ROMANZO). We will include different kinds of languages and jargons, such as movie scripts, newspapers, ads, bureaucratic forms, and Internet sites, etc., attempting to imitate them in short exercises or long essays.
Intercultural Literacy, Speaking
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(ITST)(RMST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examinations and Assignments: |
1. Weekly essays (at least 2 pages), to be handed in on Mondays. The essay will be graded for both grammar and content or complexity.
2. Weekly esercitazioni with the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) at a time to be determined during the first week of class.
3. The Italian conversation hour is not mandatory, but it is strongly recommended, especially for students who will spend their spring semester in Bologna.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Please note: this course is intended for students who have either completed ITAL112 or placed beyond it. It is not designed for students who have already studied in Italy, though some exceptions will be made. Contact the instructor in the event of questions concerning the appropriateness of enrollment.
Students will meet with the Course Assistant/Foreign Lang. TA once weekly for 50 minutes. This schedule will be devised the first week of class. Students will be expected to participate actively in class. They will also be expected to attend various extra sessions (screenings, esercitazioni, conversation hours) that are designed to maximize their exposure to spoken Italian.
|Instructor(s): Nerenberg,Ellen Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: FISK412; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 0||JR major: 8|| || |
|Seats Available: 9||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 5||SO: 3||FR: 2|
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