- Course Description
Fulfills GenEd World Languages requirement
This intensive beginning course covers the material of two semesters in one (M100 and M150) and focuses on learning the language through an exploration of music. The course meets four times a week and also involves independent work by students. During the semester students are involved in a variety of tasks practicing speaking, writing, listening and reading in the cultural context of Italian music of various genres and time periods. The grammar focuses on present, past and future tenses, allowing the students to speak and write in simple sentences about familiar topics with accuracy and fluency. The course is fast-paced and very rewarding. It is recommended for students with previous experience learning foreign languages.