SRJC Course Outlines

8/3/2020 7:28:39 PMITAL 3 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ITAL 3Title:  INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN-1  
Full Title:  Intermediate Italian-Part 1
Last Reviewed:4/13/2020

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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

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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Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge.  Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
ITAL 2 or three years of high school Italian or equivalent


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Speaking, reading and writing in Italian with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge.  Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:ITAL 2 or three years of high school Italian or equivalent
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Speak, write, read, and listen at the intermediate level in Italian
2.  Demonstrate comprehension of Italian spoken by native speakers on most common topics.
3.  Conduct conversations in Italian on a wide variety of topics, including expressing preferences, opinions, fears, and desires.
4.  Explain the contents of pieces of journalism and literature both orally and in writing.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Compose essays of 500 words in Italian on topics of general or societal interest.
2. Converse and speak extemporaneously on a wide range of personal topics.
3. Comprehend Italian spoken naturally on a wide range of common topics.
4. Comprehend the general meaning of short fiction and non-fiction written in Italian
     with the help of a dictionary.
5. Discuss and answer questions about short fiction and non-fiction orally and in writing.
6. Produce and employ with relative ease most regular and irregular verb conjugations.
7. Correctly use and place pronouns (subject, reflexive, direct, indirect object and disjunctive).
8. Produce and employ with relative ease most everyday Italian vocabulary words, common
    idioms, and some theme-specific vocabulary extracted from readings.
9. Correctly pronounce Italian words.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Italian Vocabulary at an Intermediate Level
II.  Idiomatic Expressions and Traditional Sayings in Italian, including Proverbs
III. Selections of Short Fiction and Non-Fiction
IV. Complex Sentences in Italian
V.  Regular and Irregular Verbs
    A. Past
    B. Present
    C. Future tenses
    D. Conditional, imperative and subjunctive moods
VI.  Italian Poems, Songs, and Short Stories
VII. Issues in Contemporary Italy

Assignments:
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1.   Read and study lessons from the textbook/ textbook website/handouts
      (averaging 15 pages per week)
2.   Read short fiction, poetry, or articles of cultural interest (averaging 7 pages per week)
3.   Memorize vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week)
4.   Complete written exercises in textbook/ textbook website and/or workbook
5.   Review for quizzes and exams (averaging 1 hour per week)
6.   Spoken and written answers to questions on readings (15 minutes per week)
7.   Written essays in Italian of 500 words (2 per semester)
8.   Class performances and activities (group or individual), such as listening comprehension and
      dictation exercises
9.   Oral participation in discussions and activities in Italian
10. Quizzes, tests, chapter tests, final exam which include reading, writing, and comprehension
      of spoken Italian
11. Individual and/or group cultural projects may be assigned
12. Performance exams
 
Online Assignments:
1. Online exercises and/or video assignments

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
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
0 - 20%
Group activities, individual and/or 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
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Online exercises and/or video assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Immagina: L'italiano senza confine. Cummings, Anne and Frenquellucci, Chiara and Pastorino, Gloria. Vista Higher Learning. 2016 (classic)
 
Ponti: Italiano terzo millennio. 3rd ed. Tognozzi, Elissa and Cavatorta, Giuseppe. Cengage Learning. 2013 (classic)
 
Instructor prepared materials

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