IT 103 : First Year Italian III

Transcript title

1st Year Italian III



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours


Recommended preparation

IT 102 or two years of high school Italian; students who have previously learned Italian should contact the instructor for advice on which class to take.

Course Description

Continues the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Course should be taken in sequence.

Course learning outcomes

1. Make and respond to simple greetings and introductions.
2. Ask and respond to simple questions.
3. Understand and respond to a few basic commands.
4. Ask for, understand and tell time and directions.
5. Give address, phone number and personal data.
6. Describe themselves and others including: name, age, date of birth, nationality, physical appearance, personality traits, activities, likes and dislikes.
7. Students should be able to scan the following for gist to identify some pertinent information on demand: signs, lists, notes, schedules, directions, short passages, and basic dialogue
8. Recognize distinctions expressed by written conventions (e.g. accent marks, special letters, and punctuation marks)
9. Recognize cognates in written communications
10. Follow basic instructions
11. Social Situations – Use language that reflects an understanding of the cultural aspects of social situations (for example formal vs. informal greetings)
12. Linguistic and Nonverbal Behavior – Understand the cultural messages reflected in linguistic conventions and in non-verbal behaviors.

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