- Name: First Year Italian I
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Italian Language
- Units (Credits): 4.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Introduces the Italian language through the development of language skills and structural analysis. Includes an introduction to Italian culture.
II: Course Objectives
ITAL 111 is the first of a four-course sequence designed to meet the foreign language requirement for those transferring to a college with such a requirement. This course helps students acquire beginning communication skills within a culturally significant contact. Upon completion of this course, students are expected to:
- Be able to write basic Italian in the present indicative tense incorporating vocabulary and other grammatical points learned over the semester.
- Be able to communicate orally using basic Italian to ask and answer questions on a variety of everyday topics, describe people and places and narrate recurring (present) events.
- Be able to understand some Italian spoken slower than normal pace and develop skills and coping strategies for filling in the gaps.
- Gain cultural knowledge and awareness about the areas of the work in which Italian is spoken.
III: Course Linkage
- College-level skills in reading, writing and oral communication
- Have problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Understand the importance of cultural traditions and diversity in the modern world
Scheduled ITAL-111 classes:
There are currently no ITAL-111 classes scheduled for this term.