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ITA 102 - Beginning Italian II

Basic principles of grammar and syntax.  Emphasis on oral practice in classroom.  Reading and discussion of graded literary and cultural texts.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  ITA 101 Beginning Italian I

Credits: 4
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Develop an understanding of high-beginning Italian grammar that cover forms, meanings and functions, and use them appropriately in oral and written communication.
2.  Develop high-beginning oral skills in pronunciation, listening comprehension, speaking, and oral presentations.
3.  Develop their active vocabulary of high-frequency words, collocations, and idiomatic expressions that are commonly used in the Italian-speaking world.
4.  Develop reading comprehension skills at the high-beginning through a variety of authentic genres, including academic discourse, newspaper and magazine articles, fiction, poetry, and essays.
5.  Develop high-beginning writing skills through various writing assignments such as comprehension questions, paragraphs, essays, journals, and letters.
6.  Develop an understanding of Italian-speaking cultures and societies as well as that of their own.

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