University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Italian

ITAL 001 - Elementary I

Fundamentals of Italian composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in Italian and students engage in active use of the language. No prior knowledge expected.

ITAL 002 - Elementary II

Continuation of ITAL 001. Fundamentals of Italian composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in Italian and students engage in active use of the language. Prerequisite: ITAL 001 or equivalent.

ITAL 051 - Intermediate I

Review of grammar, moving toward increased proficiency in composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis on cultural context. Compositions, oral practice, reading. Prerequisite: ITAL 002 or equivalent.

ITAL 052 - Intermediate II

Continuation of ITAL 051. Grammar review, moving toward increased proficiency in composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis on cultural context. More extensive and sophisticated readings and compositions than in ITAL 051. Prerequisite: ITAL 051 or equivalent.

ITAL 158 - Early Italian Lit in Context

An introduction to Italian literature from its beginnings through the early modern period. Authors may include Dante, Boccaccio, Machiavelli. Emphasis on improving linguistic fluency. Prerequisite: ITAL 052 or equivalent.

ITAL 196 - Intermediate Special Topics

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