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|Discipline and Nbr:
Intermediate Italian-Part 2
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||4.00||Lecture Scheduled||4.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||70.00
|Minimum||4.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||1.00|| ||Contact DHR||17.50
| ||Contact Total||5.00|| ||Contact Total||87.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 140.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 227.50||
Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to further develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge at the intermediate level. Review and expansion of Italian 1 through 3.
Course Completion of ITAL 3
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to further develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review and expansion of Italian 1 through 3.
(Grade or P/NP)
Prerequisites:Course Completion of ITAL 3
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Spring 1990||Inactive:||
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||C2||Humanities||Fall 1990||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||3B||Humanities||Fall 1981||
| ||6A||Language Other Than English|| ||
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Spring 1990||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Spring 1990||Inactive:||
1. Converse with near-native proficiency in Italian at a moderate speed.
2. Comprehend Italian spoken by native speakers on nearly all common topics.
3. Express personal opinions in Italian on a wide variety of topics both orally and in writing.
4. Interpret the contents of pieces of journalism and literature both orally and in writing.
1. Compose essays in Italian on topics of general interest over a wide range
of personal and societal issues.
2. Converse and speak extemporaneously on a wide range of topics
with few errors of grammar.
3. Comprehend Italian spoken naturally on a variety of cultural topics.
4. Summarize, analyze and interpret most Italian-language short fiction and
non-fiction orally and in writing without a dictionary.
5. Formulate utterances in Italian that include appropriate pronouns, prepositions
and conjunctions as well as the correct usage of a broad range of regular and
irregular verbs in all tenses and moods, including concordance and contrary
to fact expressions.
6. Employ with relative ease a variety of synonyms and antonyms
for many common verbs, adjectives, and nouns, as well as a range of
expressions using negations and quantities.
7. Produce original interpretations of texts both orally and in writing.
Topics and Scope
1. Italian vocabulary and idiomatic expressions for thematic areas such as:
f. Arts and entertainment
2. Short fictional and non-fictional reading selections from
a variety of Italian-language sources
3. Complex sentences in Italian involving:
a. Tenses and moods [individual and combined: present,
past tenses (including imperfect and remote past), future,
future perfect, conditional, pluperfect, conditional perfect,
subjunctive, past subjunctive, progressive, infinitive]
b. Conjunctions and prepositions associated with assigned
tenses and moods
4. Italian poems and songs
a. Interpretation for content and form
b. Correct recitation
c. Analysis of cultural content
5. Italian spoken at a natural speed by native speakers
6. Global issues of the Italian-speaking world
7. Critical thinking skills
a. Simple argumentation in Italian
c. Reaching agreement
d. Exploring differences of perspective
1. Read and study lessons from the textbook/ textbook website (averaging 15 pages per week).
2. Reading short fiction and articles of cultural interest in Italian (averaging 7 pages per week).
3. Memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week).
4. Written exercises in textbook/ textbook website (averaging 10 exercises per week).
5. Complete online exercises and/or videos for verb conjugation and listening/speaking practice, etc. (averaging 1 hour per week).
6. Quizzes and/or tests, including final exam that covers reading, writing and speaking in Italian.
7. Reading responses (15 minutes per week).
8. Essays in Italian (300-500 words per week).
9. Active participation in discussions and activities in Italian.
10. Individual and/or group cultural projects may be assigned.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
20 - 30%
|Written homework, written exercises, essays||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 20%
|Group activities, individual/ group projects||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
|Class performances, performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 40%
|Quizzes, tests, final exam: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 15%
Immagina: L'italiano senza confine. Cummings, Anne; Frenquellucci, Chiara; Pastorino, Gloria; Viazmenski, Julia A. Vista Higher Learning: 2011
Ponti: Italiano terzo millennio, 3rd Edition Tognozzi, Elissa and Cavatorta, Giuseppe. Cengage Learning: 2013
Instructor prepared materials