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|Discipline and Nbr:
BEG ITAL CONVERS, PT 1||
Italian Conversation for Beginners - Part 1
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||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: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
A beginning conversational Italian course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
A beginning conversational Italian course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication..
(Grade or P/NP)
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
Not Certificate/Major Applicable
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
1. Students will speak in Italian on everyday topics using clear pronunciation, appropriate intonation and vocabulary.
2. Students will respond to oral statements and questions in Italian about everyday topics.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Use a variety of common Italian verbs, adjectives, and nouns in basic
2. Use verbs in the present tense.
3. Generate questions and phrases that are comprehensible to a native speaker
4. Correctly respond to instructions when given in Italian.
5. Demonstrate emergence of accurate Italian phonetics and pronunciation.
6. Identify and practice new vocabulary from context.
7. Locate main ideas and key words in familiar spoken statements.
8. Scan simple, printed text for specific information and main ideas.
9. Discern differences between formal and informal contexts, and express appropriate
10. Formulate statements in the present tense that describe self, common actions and
preferences, future plans, daily activities, family, and surroundings.
Topics and Scope
I. Greetings and Expressions of Courtesy
II. Mastering the Italian Alphabet and Sound System
III. Patterns and "Package Deals" (Nouns and Adjectives)
A. The most common regular verbs and their "families" ( -are, -ere, and -ire)
B. Essential irregular verbs: essere, avere, fare, stare, andare, preferire, volere, dovere
A. Related to describing people and things
B. Numbers, time, and days/dates
D. Places and directions
E. Foods and eating
F. Family and common activities
VI. Oral Communication Strategies
VII. Basic Foreign Language Learning Skills and Reading and Writing Strategies
VIII. Introduction to Italy: its Geography, Cultures, and Customs
1. Weekly study of course textbook/website material (5 to 10 pages)
2. Weekly written and oral exercises from various sources, such as the textbook/website
material, videos, handouts and/or instructor-produced materials (3 to 5 pages)
3. Recall and reproduction of introduced vocabulary and verb conjugations
4. Frequent viewing of video and listening to audio, with completion of accompanying exercises
5. Individual, pair and small group work, such as discussion, role-plays, conversations and drills
that apply to real world situations
6. Weekly class performance, such as role-playing, dialogs, presentations on various topics
7. Weekly or biweekly quizzes; 1-3 exams
8. Group and individual performances role-plays, video response exercises, and/or cultural
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
10 - 35%
|Written homework, web-based and/or in class tasks, comprehension and expression exercises||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
|Group and individual performances/ role-plays, video response exercises, and/or cultural project/presentation||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 40%
|Quizzes and exam(s)||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
20 - 40%
Nuovo Espresso 1. Nuova edizione. Ziglio, Luciana and Rizzo, Giovanna. Alma Edizioni. 2014 (classic)
Nuovo Progetto Italiano 1. Nuova edizione. Marin, T. and Magnelli, S. Edizioni Edilingua. 2013 (classic)