- Course Description
Fulfills GenEd World Languages requirement
Contact the Director of Italian Language Instruction, Dr. Karolina Serafin for permission to enroll in the online course section, 31839.
Continued introduction to contemporary Italian language, geography, and culture. Involves a broad variety of assignments and activities that build grammatical competency and proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Practice with new cultural topics and basic cultural analysis. Credit given for only one of the following: M110, M115, M150, or M491.
Hybrid Class: This is a computer enhanced course, which is a combination of traditional classroom time and online instruction. The course meets three days a week and involves independent work by students, a portion of which will be performed online. This course follows M100 and continues to present the beginning-level concepts of Italian language and culture. During the semester students perform a variety of tasks to practice speaking, writing, listening and reading in a cultural context. The grammar focuses on past and future tense, allowing the students to speak and write in simple sentences with accuracy and fluency about familiar topics.
Online Class: This second-semester Italian course is interactive and conducted completely online. The students do not need to be on campus in order to participate. It requires students to work independently and follow a very structured syllabus. The class meets with the instructor online once a week; meeting hours are flexible. The students are involved in a variety of online tasks such as reading, listening, completing exercises, posting writing assignments and recording responses. All the activities are integrated into a larger cultural context. The grammar focuses on past and future tense, allowing the students to speak and write in simple sentences about familiar topics with accuracy and fluency.
The basic language courses in French and Italian will be taught in synchronous online format at the times indicated in the Schedule of Classes, except for class 31839, which will be taught in a largely asynchronous format. For more information on class 31839, please see our Online Courses page.