Course Description

Course Name

Intermediate Italian I Through Film

Session: VRMS3122

Hours & Credits

3 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

ITL 102 or permission of the instructor

Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (or three quarters) at the college level.

Overview

This course is designed to improve Italian language skills at the intermediary level through an exploration of contemporary Italian film. This course is therefore designed to develop competency not only in grammatical structures but also strengthen listening and speaking skills and expand vocabulary acquisition. By watching and discussing clips from contemporary Italian movies, students will analyze idiomatic expressions, lexicon, grammatical structures, spoken and non-verbal elements of language and Italian culture in order to gain linguistic competence and familiarize themselves with various aspects of contemporary Italian society. 

*Course content subject to change