4: Intermediate Italian

MWF 10-11 | Remote/Online | Instructor: Kyle Thomson

Units: 4

In this course students will hone their language skills by reviewing and deepening their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar structures learned in the previous three semesters. they will learn to appreciate Italian culture through authentic materials such as articles, interviews, shorts stories, excerpts from novels, films, and plays. Students will continue to build on the work done in Italian 3, striving for a higher level of sophistication and fluency in writing, reading, and speaking. Readings will be more complex and will cover a wider range of topics. Conducted in Italian.

Course Requirements:  3 hours per week. Weekly written assignments, 3 short essays, a midterm, an oral presentation, and a final exam

Required texts:

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


Prerequisite:  Italian 3 at UCB or placement test.

Course cannot be repeated without prior consent from the language coordinator.