An introductory course that will acquaint students with basic Italian grammar and vocabulary. This is intended to be the first course in a two-course sequence that concludes with Accelerated Italian immersion course in Italy. Combines active practice and communication with grammatical analysis of the language.
A summer study abroad course with immersion in Italian language and culture that completes the sequence designed to introduce students to the skills needed for proficiency in the language. Combines active practice and communication with grammatical analysis of the language, daily conversation and cultural enrichment experiences.
Students develop greater understanding of global political, social, economic, and environmental issues through intensive study of authentic target language materials. Through projects, papers, presentations, and opportunities to collaborate with native speakers, participants develop intercultural communicative competence and target-language proficiency. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Intermediate or Advanced proficiency in the target language required.