SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 9:20:13 AMITAL 50B Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ITAL 50BTitle:  BEG CONVERSATION -2  
Full Title:  Italian Conversation for Beginners - Part 2
Last Reviewed:9/23/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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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A continuation of Beginning Conversational Italian course designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community, and in the Italian-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening, and conversational activities. An introduction to and development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ITAL 50A or ITAL 1 or equivalent


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A continuation of Beginning Conversational Italian course designed to improve those listening and speaking proficiencies needed at school, on the job, in the community, and in the Italian-speaking world. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening, and conversational activities. An introduction to and development of the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ITAL 50A or ITAL 1 or equivalent
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Students will speak in Italian using expanded vocabulary and grammatical structures
     on everyday topics using clear pronunciation and appropriate intonation.
2.  Students will ask and answer questions and hold conversations in Italian
     on common topics.

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Students will be able to:
1. Use a variety of common Italian verbs, adjectives, and nouns in basic conversation.
2. Use verbs in the present and past tenses.
3. Correctly respond to instructions, requests and invitations when given in Italian.
4. Demonstrate control of accurate Italian phonetics and pronunciation.
5. Comprehend and utilize new vocabulary from context.
6. Comprehend specific information and main ideas in simple printed texts.
7. Identify main ideas and key words in increasingly complex spoken statements.
8. Discriminate between levels of formality and express culturally appropriate courtesy.
9. Formulate statements in the present and past tenses that describe preferences,
     future plans, family, surroundings, personal history and recent activities.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Formulaic Expressions and Exclamations
II.  The "Music" of Italian: Stress and Intonation
III. Adjectives and Adverbs
IV. Irregular Verbs, including Common Idioms using Essere, Avere, Fare, and Stare
V.  Formulation of Informational Questions and their Responses
VI. Vocabulary
     A. Related to travel
    B. Shopping and banking
    C. Restaurants
    D. Family and the home
    E. Scheduling appointments and making reservations
    F. Professions and work
    G. Other daily life topics
VII.  Oral Communication Strategies
VIII. Further Introduction to Italian-Speaking Culture and Customs

Assignments:
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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, handouts and/or instructor-produced materials (3 to 5 pages)
3. Weekly web-related and/or in class tasks and reporting, such as seeking information,
    researching questions, posting dialogs/responses to discussion items, and/or practicing
    flashcards
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
    in Italian
7. Weekly or biweekly quizzes; 1-3 exam(s); final exam
8. Group and individual performances/ role-plays, video response exercises, and/or cultural
    project/presentation

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 - 40%
Written homework, web-based reports
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 - 40%
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 exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendance, Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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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)

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