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
Fall 201820657ITAL:1MW12:00pm - 2:05pmP. Petry26A-3831
Fall 201820658ITAL:1MW2:15pm - 4:20pmP. Petry26A-3831
Fall 201820659ITAL:1TR7:30am - 9:35amL. Spanu77-1070
Fall 201820660ITAL:1TR12:00pm - 2:05pmM. Santostefano77-1070
Fall 201820661ITAL:1TR2:15pm - 4:20pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820662ITAL:1MW9:45am - 11:50amS. Ott77-1070
Fall 201823087ITAL:1TR9:45am - 11:50amNotEntered-XXXX

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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820663ITAL:2MW12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Ott77-1070

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 application in exploring Italian culture. Review and expansion of grammatical structures, practice in word building, and extension of both active and recognition vocabulary. Extensive exposure to Italian culture in the target language, using film, music, and authentic cultural materials.

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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820762ITAL:60W6:30pm - 9:40pmV. Pezzera26D-2491
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