3: Intermediate Italian

M-F 11-12 | 130 Dwinelle | Instructor: Mara Mauri-Jacobsen

Units: 5

Course conducted entirely in Italian

In this course students will review and expand the grammar structures learned in the previous year. They will also be exposed to more examples of Italian culture through authentic materials such as short stories, newspaper articles, films, and plays. Students will continue to build on the skills acquired in Italian 2, striving for a higher level of sophistication and fluency in writing, reading, listening and speaking. Conducted in Italian.

Course Requirements:  Five hours per week. Weekly quizzes, midterm, oral exam, presentation, and a final exam. Regular daily attendance is required.

Required texts:

Caleidoscopio, Daniela Bartalesi-Graf and Colleen Ryan, Pearson, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-0-205-25568-9

Webster’s New World Italian Dictionary Concise edition ISBN 9780139536397

Recommended texts:

English Grammar for Students of Italian, 3rd edition- S. Adorni, K Primorac. Olivia and Hill. ISBN 9780934034401

Recommended texts:

Webster’s New World Italian Dictionary Concise edition ISBN 9780139536397

Prerequisite:  Italian 2 at UCB or placement test. Please contact Dr. Perco if you have questions regarding placement in this course: gperco@berkeley.edu.