IT 401 - Italian Language in Context: Emerging Competent Abroad I
This course is designed for students with an advanced level of Italian who are entitled to take “corsi singoli“ in Italian at one of the Roma Universities. The aim of the course is to reinforce both written and oral skills while introducing students to a different system and teaching style, providing them with information, skills and learning strategies to help them to function better and feel at ease with a total language and culture immersion experience. While being presented with different aspects and topics of contemporary Italian and especially Roman lifestyle and culture, including cinema, literature, history, politics, students are trained in delivering oral presentations in Italian and writing essays. The course will focus on intensive oral work, reading and writing exercises based on authentic materials. It will also include a review and tuning of advanced grammar as well as vocabulary broadening.