Italian (ITAL)



101 First Course in Italian -  5 hours lecture, 5 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 48 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Level R5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Italian 100.
This is the first course in the sequence of study of the Italian language and culture. In this interactive course, students use Italian in speaking, listening, reading, and writing at the novice level. Basic language structures and vocabulary for communication are examined and explored in Italian. Students with two years of high school Italian are eligible to enroll in Italian 101. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC Transfer Limitation: Corresponds to two years of high school study.

102 Second Course in Italian  - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Italian 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent. Students with two years of high school Italian are eligible to enroll in this course.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in Italian 296
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Italian 100.
This is a continuation of Italian 101. In this interactive course, students use listening, reading, speaking and writing at a more complex level. The students further develop their receptive and productive languages competencies at the low- to mid- intermediate level. Additional language structures and vocabulary for communication are examined and explored in Italian. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

201 Third Course in Italian  - 5 hours lecture, 5 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Italian 102 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or three years of high school Italian with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in Italian 296.
This is an intermediate course in Italian. In this interactive course, students use the language through speaking, listening, reading and writing at the intermediate level. More complex language structures and vocabulary for communication are examined and explored. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

210 The Grammar of Spoken Italian I  - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Italian 210 is designed to give students abundant practice in developing oral and written fluency in the language. Topics providing basis for discussion and prepared talks will include everyday life situations, current event, and culture. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

211 The Grammar of Spoken Italian II - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Italian 211 is a continuation of Italian 210 at a more advanced level. Topics providing basis for discussion and prepared talks will include everyday life situations, current events, and culture. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

290 Independent Study - Hours by Arrangement, 1-3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain an Add Code from instructor for registration.
For intermediate students who wish to work on special projects. This course may be taken four times with different content for a maximum of six units. AA/AS; CSU.