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ITA 201 - Intermediate Italian 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Completing ITA 102  with a grade of “C” or better

The course builds on the skills acquired during the elementary Italian language sequence. It includes a functional review of the basic language structures and grammar, then introduces more complex structures. The course has a strong cultural component. It is recommended that students take the next level ITA course (ITA202) within one academic year of the completion of this course.

Learning Outcomes
Apply what has been learned both linguistically and culturally in a variety of situations. Utilize Italian language vocabulary, grammar and Italian cultural awareness. Translate level appropriate material. Write detailed paragraphs. Combine what has been learned in this course with what has been learned in the Elementary Italian courses to develop a more distinguished way of speaking. Communicate at an intermediate level in Italian. Use a mid to high intermediate level vocabulary in and out of the classroom. Identify phonological and syntactical differences between Italian and English grammar. Compare and contrast cultural differences among Italian speaking countries and the United States.Listed Topics
  1. Speaking
  2. Listening comprehension
  3. Reading
  4. Writing
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Grammar – Present, Present Participle, Preterite, Imperfect, Past Participle, Subjunctive.
  7. More in depth conversations
Reference Materials
Intermediate Italian Textbook
Italian/English Dictionary
Various Italian language videos and television programs
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/19/2010

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