Italian - Level 1

Class Overview

Practice simple conversation and learn basic grammar in a low-pressure atmosphere. This class is conducted entirely in Italian, but it's geared to students with little background. During this class, you'll learn:

  • Basic listening and speaking skills
  • 300-500 vocabulary items
  • Correct pronunciation of Italian vowels, consonants, diphthongs and other special attention pronunciation issues
  • Basic grammar related to verbs, nouns and adjectives, definite and indefinite articles, and several idiomatic phrases such as telling time, meeting new people, and asking basic personal questions
  • To count to 10,000
  • The present tense of major verbs
  • Several of the most important irregular verbs

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn the basics of Italian
  • Establish your vocabulary
  • Gain insight into Italian grammar
  • Practice conversing with others and gain experience in speaking Italian

Required Textbook

Essential Italian Grammar, ISBN: 9780486207797

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Anyone who has an interest in learning the beginning elements of Italian
  • Anyone with an enthusiasm for learning a new language

 

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Class Details

This class is held online by videoconferencing. It is led by an instructor(s) in real-time as an interactive class experience. To attend and participate fully you will need access to a computer or device with video and a microphone, plus high-speed internet connection. Instructions to access the class will be emailed to you by the instructor or staff member before the class begins. Note: part of this class might be recorded, for the students and instructor to use for review only; recordings will be deleted after the end of the quarter.

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Fall 2021

  • 10 Tuesdays ; Oct 05 to Dec 07 ; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Location : SCONL; Room Online
  • Fee : $269
  • Class ID : 38762 ; SKU : 29880

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