Italian Program

Italy

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Romualdo Scherillo Romualdo Scherillo cherir@lacitycollege.edu
cub Tiziana Serafini Adjunct instructor

 

Italian Language and Civilization Courses
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ITALIAN

One year of high school study in Italian corresponds to one college semester or one semester of college Italian equals one full year of high school study.

ITALIAN 1: Elementary Italian I (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Corresponds to the first year of high school Italian.
Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Fundamentals of pronunciation and grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases; basic facts on the geography, customs and culture of Italy.

ITALIAN 2: Elementary Italian II (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 1 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Completes elementary Italian grammar, with emphasis on written and spoken language.

ITALIAN 3: Intermediate Italian I (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 2 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
A review of grammar and vocabulary building for conversational fluency through intensive reading.

ITALIAN 4: Intermediate Italian II (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 3 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
A review of grammar and vocabulary building for conversational fluency through intensive reading. Additional review of grammar in advanced composition and the use of practical idioms. Begins the study of literary development and includes the reading of modern short stories by contemporary authors.

ITALIAN 5: Advanced Italian I (5 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 4 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
A review of grammar and vocabulary building for conversational fluency through intensive reading. Additional review of grammar in advanced composition and the use of practical idioms. Begins the study of literary development and includes the reading of modern short stories by contemporary authors.

ITALIAN 8: Conversational Italian (2 UNITS) – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 2 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Opportunities for practical conversation on everyday topics, current events, and cultural material.
UC maximum credit: 4 units.

ITALIAN 10: Italian Civilization (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Study of Civilization of Italy from the origins to the present times. Conducted in English.

ITALIAN 11: Great Books of Italian Literature (2 UNITS) – (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Selections from the masterpieces of Italian literature in translation. Conducted in English.

ITALIAN 21: Fundamentals of Italian I (3 UNITS) - (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Introduces the fundaments of Italian pronunciation and grammar structure. Offers practical material for simple conversation based on everyday experiences. Italian 21 and 22 are together equivalent to Italian 1.

ITALIAN 22: Fundamental of Italian II (3 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Italian 21 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
This course continues to provide students with the basic knowledge of grammar and vocabulary at the second level of fundamentals of Italian.
UC Limit: Italian 21 and 22 combined equals Italian 1; maximum credit, 5 units; both courses must be taken for credit to be granted.