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Elementary Italian I

Course Description

This course is designed for students with no previous or very limited knowledge of the Italian language. Strong emphasis will be placed on acquiring conversational and comprehension skills, using practical and interesting situational materials that will stress both language and culture. Grammatical patterns and syntax will be stressed with the aim that students read and write what they have learned to say and understand. (This course is not open to native Italian speakers or students with more than two years of Italian in high school, except by instructor approval)