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ITAL 1014: Beginning Italian I

Emphasis on conversation; introduction to basic grammar, reading, writing, and culture.

ITAL 1024: Beginning Italian II

Continued emphasis on conversation and fundamental language skills.

ITAL 2014: Intermediate Italian I

Prerequisite: Beginning Italian II (ITAL 1024) or equivalent.

Instruction designed to develop communication skills and knowledge of grammar, reading, writing, and culture.

ITAL 2024: Intermediate Italian II

Prerequisite: Intermediate Italian I (ITAL 2014) or equivalent.

Instruction designed to enhance communication skills and knowledge of grammar, reading, writing, and culture.

ITAL 3113: Culture and Civilization

Prerequisite: ITAL 2024 or equivalent.

Course will be geared towards students at the intermediate or above level of linguistic competence. The course will introduce students to Italian culture through the use of authentic written texts, videos and Internet materials. Although historical background information will be provided whenever necessary, the focus will be on contemporary Italian society. Students will examine current cultural issues presented on Italian TV or in newspapers and magazines.