- 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, 2117.
Prerequisite: M110, M115, M150, or equivalent.
This course is a continuation of Elementary Italian II. In class the students concentrate on reviewing and refining structures learned at the 100-level, but this time at an intermediate level. During the semester students are involved in a variety of tasks practicing speaking, writing, listening and reading in cultural context. The course features study of original Italian short movies that offer the first stimulus for learning intermediate-level vocabulary, grammar and culture. Credit given for only one of M200 or M215.
Online Class: This Intermediate I 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 at the intermediate level, such as reading, listening, completing exercises, posting writing assignments and recording responses. All the activities are integrated into a larger cultural context. The grammar reviews all the material learned in previous courses in an intermediate context and increases skills by adding more intermediate structures and vocabulary.