Program

Elementary Italian I ITLN 101 This course is the first semester of Italian language and culture courses. Offered Fall only. In this course you will:

  • work individually, in pairs, and in groups
  • learn to read, write, speak, and understand Italian
  • learn to communicate in different real-life situations
  • be introduced to the present and past tenses
  • be expected to complete daily homework

Elementary Italian II ITLN 102 (second semester). Offered Spring only. Prerequisites: Elementary Italian I or equivalent . In this class you will:

  • continue to expand your capabilities of communicating in Italian
  • add vocabulary and new verb tenses to your repertoire
  • continue to explore Italy's culture
  • participate frequently in class, practicing the material in pairs and in small groups
  • be expected to complete daily homework

Intermediate Italian I ITLN 201 (third semester). Offered Fall only. You must have completed the equivalent of a year of university-level Italian instruction before taking this course. In this class you will:

  • concentrate on mastering previously learned grammar concepts
  • increase your vocabulary
  • continue to read, write, speak, and listen to current Italian
  • choose a topic for a written and spoken cultural presentation
  • view Italian films

Intermediate Italian II ITLN 202 (fourth semester). Offered Spring only. You must have completed the equivalent of one and a half years of university-level Italian instruction before taking this course. In this class you will:

  • concentrate on mastering previously learned grammar concepts
  • increase your vocabulary
  • continue to read, write, speak, and listen to Italian
  • choose a topic for a written and spoken cultural presentation
  • view Italian films