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Italian

Italian language courses.

Italian 101

Explore the Italian language and culture and learn to speak the way natives do. This introductory course is geared towards beginners with little to no experience in the Italian language. Students will learn how to make polite exchanges; ask and answer basic questions; briefly describe people and things; talk about hobbies and pastimes; tell time and discuss schedules, dates, prices, and the weather; and express likes and dislikes. The same textbook is used for Italian 101, 102 and 103 and the price includes the use of an online supersite for additional resource and practice. Textbook is not included in tuition. (*purchasing this book from another vendor will incur an additional cost of $25 for the use of the supersite)

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PLEASE NOTE: When purchasing your textbook you will be asked to set up an account with the Publisher. Once you have paid for the book and receive your access to the online supersite you will also be asked to create a second account for the online access. Details regarding technology support and customer service can be found on the publisher’s website.

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Use greetings and expressions of courtesy
  • Introduce himself or herself
  • Spell names and words using the Italian alphabet
  • Understand rules governing language gender and number (masculine/feminine; singular/plural) as well as those governing the use of definite and indefinite articles
  • Ask and answer questions about what or where something is
  • Say or ask how many items there are
  • Make statements using negation
  • Conjugate and actively use the verbs ‘to be’ and ‘to have’ as well as regular –are and –ere
  • Verbs in the present tense
  • Describe people and things using common and/or cognate adjectives
Section: ITAL 101 (16SEP17) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 16, 2017 End Date: Nov 04, 2017 Tuition: $395.00
Campus: Executive Park Instructor: Antonella Giannasca Register

Italian 102

In this course students will continue to build on the foundation begun in Italian 101. Students will learn to describe people (including family members): what they are like, what they do, and what they are wearing. Discuss clothes shopping and technology. Talk about what you did recently. This course is geared towards those students who have taken Italian 101 in this program, or have had some exposure to Italian, or have a strong background in one or more romance languages. The same textbook is used for Italian 101, 102 and 103 and the price includes the use of an online supersite for additional resource and practice. Textbook is not included in tuition. (*purchasing this book from another vendor will incur an additional cost of $25 for the use of the supersite)

CLICK HERE FOR REQUIRED BOOK

PLEASE NOTE: When purchasing your textbook you will be asked to set up an account with the Publisher. Once you have paid for the book and receive your access to the online supersite you will also be asked to create a second account for the online access. Details regarding technology support and customer service can be found on the publisher’s website.

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Describe people in more depth (including clothing and professions)
  • Discuss technology and electronic forms of communicationl
  • Discuss clothes and shopping
  • Use possessive forms, prepositions, and demonstrative adjectives and pronouns
  • Distinguish between ‘conoscere’ and ‘sapere’ (two verbs which mean ‘to know’)
  • Ask a range of information questions
  • Conjugate and actively use a variety of regular and irregular verbs in the present tense
  • Describe some recent past actions (using transitive verbs)