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ITL 101 ELEMENTARY ITALIAN I

ITL 101 Elementary Italian I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ITL 101 Elementary Italian I

Credit Hours:  3.0                      Contact Hours:  3.0 Lecture:  N/A         Lab:  N/A          Other:  N/A

Prerequisites: None

Co-requisites: None                                                                       Concurrent Courses: None

Course Description: This is the first half of a year’s course for students with little or no background in the Italian language.  Listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing are developed within the limits of basic vocabulary, idioms, and grammar.

General Education Goals: ITL 101 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category:  Humanistic Perspective.  The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows:  Students will analyze works in the field of art, music, or theater; literature; and philosophy and/or religious studies; and will gain competence in the use of a foreign language.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. proficiently write, read, speak and listen to beginning-level Italian; and
  2. describe the various cultures of the Italian-speaking world.