Course Description

Build on knowledge acquired in Level 1. Continue to expand vocabulary, grammar knowledge, and oral skills through interactive and practical dialogues.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this Italian course, students will be able to:

  • Listening: Increasingly understand the gist of simple conversations as well as audio material related to specific themes.
  • Speaking: Ask/answer questions and express simple ideas using material in an integrated cultural context.
  • Reading: Get the gist of simple reading material (short paragraphs, advertisements, schedules, and travelling brochures)
  • Writing: Write short, moderately simple paragraphs in the present and simple past tenses, such as messages and letters, to give information about self and others, everyday life activities and plans.
  • Culture: Become aware of basic features of Italy such as history, geography, the arts, cultural traditions and distinguishing regional features.


ITA 101 Italian 1 or an equivalent.

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Online Synchronous
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 16, 2020 to Dec 09, 2020
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $325.00
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Reading List / Textbook

L'italiano all'universita 1 (for English Speakers): Book & Audio CD by Matteo La Grassa; ISBN-13: 978-9606931246, Edizioni Edilingua.

Textbooks are available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Visit www.calgarybookstore.ca or phone 403-220-5937.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

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.

** Please note: There will be no class on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Remembrance Day

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