Introductory Italian I S17 (ITAL*1060) | College of Arts

Introductory Italian I S17 (ITAL*1060)

Code and section: ITAL*1060*DE

Term: Summer 2017

Instructor: A. Ursella


Course Description

A beginning course in Italian providing the fundamentals of grammar, structure and idiom. Introduction to aspects of Italian life and culture through audio-visual aids. (This course may not be taken by students who have credit for 12U Italian or equivalent.)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  • Recognize basic spoken Italian
  • Communicate in basic Italian using familiar everyday expressions related to practical needs
  • Introduce yourself
  • Accurately read simple sentences and expressions
  • Write simple expressions

Course Topics

  • Nouns, Articles, and Basic Expressions
  • Idioms and the Verb Avere
  • Questions and Counting
  • Regular Verbs
  • Irregular verbs, Prepositions, and Days
  • Possessive Pronouns, and Cooking
  • Irregular –ere e –ire verbs
  • Pronouns and Important Dates
  • Past Tenses

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More information about the courses can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar