Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ITAL 345 - Conversation and Composition: Introduction to Contemporary Italy


Prerequisite, ITAL 201 , or consent of instructor. Students will practice conversational Italian and continue to build their skills in writing, reading, and listening. While the focus is on accuracy and fluency in speaking, practice with other skills and the study of Italian culture will be integrated throughout (including different types of historical, literary and journalistic excerpts). Students will investigate topics such as national identity, terrorism, economy, family, immigration, emigration, criminality, politics and otherness as reflected in number of contemporary films and documentaries. The class will be conducted in Italian and paced to build linguistic competence. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits