ITAL (ITAL)

ITAL 101. Elementary Italian I. 4 Units.

Introductory course; stress on mastery of the sound system and basic sentence structure of spoken and written Italian. Independent laboratory practice is a requirement.

ITAL 102. Elementary Italian II. 4 Units.

Continuation of ITAL 101; independent laboratory practice is required in addition to scheduled class meetings. Prereq: ITAL 101.

ITAL 201. Review and Progress in Italian. 4 Units.

Emphasizes language and culture. Review of Italian grammar and usage while studying written forms. Independent laboratory practice is required in addition to scheduled class meetings. Prereq: ITAL 102 or equivalent.

ITAL 202. Read and Discuss Italian Texts. 4 Units.

Focus on increasing proficiency acquired in elementary Italian and on mastering short narratives. Review of Italian grammar and usage through reading, conversation, and media. Independent laboratory practice is required in addition to scheduled class meetings. Prereq: ITAL 201 or equivalent.

ITAL 311. Conversation in Italian. 3 Units.

Focused on oral communication, ITAL 311 is designed to enhance listening/comprehension skills in Italian. Using audio-visual materials, students acquire the skills necessary to understand conversations between native-speakers and to emulate them. The situational and functional approach to the course facilitates progress towards advanced-level fluency in Italian. Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: ITAL 202 or equivalent.

ITAL 370. Special Topics in Italian Literature. 3 Units.

Special topics in Italian literature, literary criticism, and culture. Counts for CAS Global & Cultural Diversity Requirement. Prereq: ITAL 202 or equivalent.

ITAL 399. Independent Study. 1 - 3 Units.

The course is for students with special interests and commitments that are not fully addressed in regular courses, and who wish to work independently.