Italian (ITAL)

ITAL 1  Elementary Italian

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   

Intended for students without previous exposure to Italian. Begins to develop the ability to converse, read, and write in Italian. Includes the study of essentials of pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and grammatical structures along with an introduction to Italian culture.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730665ITAL:1MTWR10:20am - 1:10pmP. Petry26B-3551

ITAL 2  Continuing Elementary Italian

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ITAL 1

Further development of conversational, reading and writing skills in Italian with special emphasis on verbs, grammar and extension of vocabulary. Includes study of Italian culture.

ITAL 3  Intermediate Italian

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ITAL 2

Development of intermediate Italian language skills and their use as tools in exploring Italian civilization. Further study and review of grammar, exercises in word building, derivation and the extension of the active and recognition vocabularies. Extensive exposure to Italian culture, such as film, music, and history.

ITAL 4  Continuing Intermediate Italian

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ITAL 3

Further practice in speaking and writing of intermediate Italian. Collateral reading in Italian. Extensive exposure to cultural elements from Italy such as art, music, film and history.

ITAL 52  Conversational Italian

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ITAL 1

Development of elementary Italian conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Italian culture. Grammar is presented in context.

ITAL 53  Continuing Conversational Italian

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ITAL 2 or ITAL 52

Development of intermediate Italian conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Italian culture. Grammar is presented in context.

ITAL 54  Advanced Conversational Italian

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: ITAL 3 or ITAL 53

Development of advanced Italian conversational skills. Emphasis on collaborative activities and practical use of the language. Extensive exposure to Italian culture. Grammar is presented in context.

ITAL 60  Italian Culture Through Cinema

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Italian culture through cinema from 1900 - present through analysis of the aesthetic, literary, artistic and philosophical movements in Italy as reflected in the works of the Italian film makers and writers. Lecture and class discussion to be conducted in English; film presentation with English subtitles.

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