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Course Description

The course focuses on developing conversational skills in various contexts while continuing to build a strong grammatical base. Classes are conducted solely in Italian. 

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will develop skills in:

  • Listening: Grasp the meaning and respond to authentic conversations and audio material related to the thematic and linguistic content of the course.
  • Speaking: Express ideas using vocabulary related to authentic and non-stereotypical situations and culture using the indicative (present past and future tenses), the conditional, subjunctive and the imperative mood.
  • Reading: Respond to readings of authentic material (short newspaper articles/ reviews/ and short literature excerpts.
  • Writing: Write blogs and reviews in the present, past and future tenses.
  • Culture: Become increasingly aware of cultural features of Italy and share in discussion to explore interesting points of divergence and convergence. Present on a cultural topic of interest.

Notes

This course corresponds to the B2 level (intermediate) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Prerequisites

ITA 105 Italian 5 or equivalent level of fluency as determined by the department.

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Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 17, 2020 to Dec 03, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $375.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

L'Italiano All'Università 2: Corso di lingua per studenti stranieri B1-B2 by Matteo La Grassa, Marcella Delitala and Fiorenza Quercioli. Roma: Edilingua, 2013. ISBN-13 9789606930690. 

Available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Visit calgarybookstore.ca or call (403) 220-5937.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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