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Italian Courses

E.g. 2016-2017

ITALLANG 1: First-Year Italian, First Quarter

All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Italian, Part 1

Accelerated sequence that completes first-year Italian in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Italian or with a strong background in another Romance language. Prerequisite: advanced proficiency or AP/SAT in another Romance language; or Italian placement test.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 2: First-Year Italian, Second Quarter

Continuation of ITALLANG 1. All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities. Prerequisite: Itallang 1 or placement test.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 2A: Accelerated First-Year Italian, Part 2

Continuation of ITALLANG 1A. Accelerated sequence that completes first-year Italian in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Italian or with a strong background in another Romance language. Prerequisite: Placement Test or ITALLANG 1A. Fulfills the University language requirement.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 3: First-Year Italian, Third Quarter

Continuation of ITALLANG 2. All-in-Italian communicative and interactive approach. Emphasis is on the development of appropriate discourse in contemporary cultural contexts. Interpretation of authentic materials, written and oral presentations, and plenty of conversational practice. Language lab, multimedia, and online activities. Prerequisite: Itallang 2 or placement test. Fulfills the University language requirement.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 20: Intermediate Oral Communication: Italy Today

Second-year conversational and presentational skills developed through exposure to movie clips, slide shows, and other authentic multimedia materials. Guest lectures on Italian culture including opera, pop music, wine, and food culture. Preview of the Florentine experience with Florence returnees sharing their experiences in Italy. Prerequisite: ITALLANG 2A, ITALLANG 3. Repeatable for credit twice.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 21A: Accelerated Second-Year Italian, Part 1

Continuation of ITALLANG 2A or Italian 3. For students going to Florence. Completes second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Prerequisite: placement test, ITALLANG 2A, ITALLANG 3.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 22A: Accelerated Second-Year Italian, Part 2

Continuation of ITALLANG 21A or OSPFLOR 21F (for Florence returnees). Part 2 of a second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. Satisfies the foreign language requirement for International Relations majors. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ITALLANG 21A or OSPFLOR 21F.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 99: Language Specials

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 114: Composition, Writing, and Presentation

Goal is advanced proficiency in written Italian. Textual and grammatical analysis of literary and non-literary texts, oral reports, translations, and writing assignments. Prerequisite: Placement Test, second-year Italian or equivalent.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 115: Academic and Creative Writing

Continuation of 114. Academic prose: formal structures and academic terminology. Creative prose: short stories, expressive language, and when and how to break the rules for effect. Prerequisite: second-year Italian or equivalent.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 126: Italy and Italians Today

May be repeated for credit.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 250: Reading Italian

For seniors or graduate students seeking to meet the University reading requirement for advanced degrees. Reading strategies for comprehension of secondary literature for academic research. Fulfills the University foreign language requirement for advanced degrees if student earns a grade of 'B.' Prerequisite: one year of Italian or reading proficiency in another Romance language.

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Italian Conversation

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.nn (Staff)

2016-2017
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ITALLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Italian

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.n (Staff)

2016-2017
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