Jul 31, 2021  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
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ITAL 105 - Elementary Italian

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
The course offers a yearlong introduction to the essentials of Italian language, and an opportunity for students to engage with a different culture and a new way of thinking. By the end of the course students are able to understand speech, have a simple conversation, and produce a presentation on everyday topics. They can read and write short essays on a variety of familiar topics, and they are familiar with relevant cultural practices and phenomena associated with Italy and Italian speakers. Class time is devoted to conversation, grammar explanation and practice, student presentations, games, songs, films, etc. Reading and performance of a play by a contemporary author concludes the course. Simona Bondavalli.

Electronic versions of required materials are not accepted.

Yearlong course 105-ITAL 106 .

Open to all classes; four 50-minute periods; one hour of drill and one hour of aural-oral practice.

Course Format: CLS

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