SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 3:08:45 AMITAL 4 Course Outline as of Spring 1990

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ITAL 4Title:  INTERM ITAL-PT 2  
Full Title:  Intermediate Italian Part 2
Last Reviewed:5/11/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 227.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of Italian 3. Increased proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing intermediate Italian. Reading, compositions, and class discussion of short literary passages on Italian culture. Conducted in Italian.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
4 yrs HS Italian or ITAL 3 or equivalent. Not open to students with 5 years of pre-college Ital or 4 semesters of college Ital with "A" or "B" within the past 3 years.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continuation of Ital 3. Proficiency in understanding & speaking Italian. Reading, compositions & class discussion of cultural literary passages.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:4 yrs HS Italian or ITAL 3 or equivalent. Not open to students with 5 years of pre-college Ital or 4 semesters of college Ital with "A" or "B" within the past 3 years.
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Spring 1990
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1990
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1990Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1990Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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  LISTENING:
 Understand virtually all face to face conversation in standard
 dialect delivered with normal clarity and speed; demonstrate
 familiarity with many idiomatic expressions and phrasal verbs;
 respond appropriately, verbally and non-verbally, to various levels
 of politeness, formality, and register, especially academic;
 identify and comprehend main ideas and most supporting details in
 lectures and discussions; recognize verbal and nonverbal signals
 of organizational and importance in lectures; and understand new
 vocabulary in context using guessing strategies.
 SPEAKING:
 Use Italian for a variety of purposes:  describing, narrating,
 arguing, and persuading; self monitor and peer evaluate for
 effective speech in formal as well as informal interactions; use
 nonverbal communication appropriately:  posture, gestures, facial
 expression, and eye contact; speak fluently on general topics of
 current interest in Italian culture; maintain a conversation and
 use many idiomatic expressions; demonstrate awareness of levels of
 politeness, formality and register, including inappropriate
 language such as racist or sexist terms; use discussion and
 conversational strategies effectively; and use intonation, pitch,
 and pauses to enhance or emphasize the message.
 READING:
 Skim for main idea; scan for information; differentiate between
 main idea and supporting points; take notes, summarize, and
 paraphrase for various purposes; read between the lines for
 inference, assumption, and presupposition; read critically; identify
 author's point of view, tone, and purpose; recognize bias when it
 exists; demonstrate significant library research skills; analyze
 rhetorical patterns, discourse cues, and structural pointers to
 follow the development of the author's ideas; increase reading
 speed; vary speed and methods according to type of material and
 purpose for reading; use Italian college level dictionary
 effectively; gues word meaning by analyzing prefixes, suffixes, and
 roots; infer meaning of unknown vocabulary by using contextual
 clues; evaluate the relevance of textual material to particular
 arguments; and understand the organization of books, journals,
 newspapers, and essays.
 COMPOSITION:
 Revision for organization, style, and content; mastering the
 five-paragraph essay to include thesis statement and adequate
 paragraph development; develop and logically support a main idea
 in an expository essay; consider audience and intention; support
 a focus statement with original ideas and information from text,
 synthesize; employ essay examination skills by:  synthesizing
 relevant information from reading and lectures, and writing under
 time pressure; write a short research paper summarizing journal
 articles and other sources, paraphrasing, synthesizing information
 from a minimum of three sources, avoiding plagiarism, documenting
 sources, and using a variety of clause patterns and subordination;
 and exhibit a sense of literary style.

Topics and Scope
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  CONTENT (Listening):
 Technical reports; recorded and live lectures; announcements;
 instructions; telephone communications; radio and television
 broadcasts; movies and plays; fact to face conversations; practical
 social, cultural, abstract, and professional topics; special
 fields of competence; particular fields of interest.
 CONTENT (Speaking):
 Most practical, social, abstract, and academic topics; special
 fields of competence; particular fields of interest.
 CONTENT (Composition):
 Broadens to include:  academic content areas as determined by
 student, text, and teacher; expanded use of literary schemes such
 as poetry, short novel, essays; a wide range of practical, social,
 and professional topics.
 CONTENT (Reading):
 Adapted and unadapted text as appropriate including academic
 materials, newspaper articles, editorials and commentaries,
 technical reports, novels, short stories, drama, poetry; content
 now includes most practical, social, abstract, and professional
 topics determined by student needs and interests.
 CONTENT (Grammar):
 Grammar content is determined by student, text, and teacher.
 Grammar content is more individual and specific in nature rather
 than group structrued.

Assignments:
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  In preparation for the lecture class, students are expected to
 have:
 1.  Studied, prepared, and reviewed 10-20 pages from class text.
 2.  Completed 10-20 pages from required readings.
 3.  Listened to and reacted to about 30-50 minutes of language lab
     material.
 4.  Spent 15-20 minutes practicing and memorizing vocabulary,
     phrases, and cultural material.
 5.  Prepared 1-5 pages of assigned essay or term paper.
 In preparation for the lecture class, students are recommended to
 have:
 1.  Worked 10-50 minutes cooperatively with a fellow Italian
     student or another Italian speaking person.
 2.  Worked as a Italian tutor for the SRJC Tutorial Service or to
     work with a community Italian speaking agency.
 3.  Listen to or view 10-50 minutes or Italian media other than
     that provided by the SRJC language lab.
 4.  Established a pattern of reading Italian language newspapers,
     magazines, and books as available at the SRJC Library, or
     within the Santa Rosa Community.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 60%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
1. DAILY ORAL RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS. 2. CLASS DISCUSSION OF CULTURAL READINGS.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  ITALIA ALLO SPECCHIO compiled by Doriana Provvedi-Fournier.

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