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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6:15PM to 9:00PM
Apr 17, 2024 to Jul 03, 2024
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $329.00
Reading List / Textbook

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

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

One-year access to the digital edition of the book can be purchased at https://shopusa.blinklearning.com/en/planescolar23-16103/36173-Litalianoalluniversit1-Librodellostudente.html?search_query=italian&results=28.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the 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.

Note: There is no class on May 15, 2024. 

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