3: Intermediate Italian

Times Vary | 251 Dwinelle | Instructor: Instructor in Charge: Giuliana Perco

Units: 5 Satisfies L&S International Studies breadth requirement.

Course conducted entirely in Italian

For information on the language placement exam, click here.

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.

Weekly quizzes, midterm, oral exam, presentation, and a final exam.

Required texts:

Immagina, l’italiano senza confini, A Cummings, C. Frenquellucci, etc. Vista Higher Learning 2011. ISBN 978-1-60576-260-9

Recommended texts:

Webster’s New World Italian Dictionary Concise edition ISBN 9780139536397

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