Middlebury

ITAL3253

Italian Conversation-intermed.

This course is designed to help students develop communication skills in Italian, addressing topics related to Italian society and culture. The language is presented in context with practical examples of everyday speech, enriched by idiomatic expressions, idioms and proverbs. As a means of encouraging conversation, lessons will include individual activities, pair work and group exercises, as well as role plays and oral presentations. In order to spark debate in the classroom, the teacher will make use of films, songs, poems, stories and articles to expand the vocabulary of the students and sharpen their listening skills.

Objectives of the course:
The planned activities are aimed at:
- developing the ability to hold a conversation;
- gaining confidence in speaking Italian;
- expanding one’s vocabulary;
- obtaining information relating to Italian life, culture and fashions;
- learning traditions and customs and those traditions that are typically Italian;
- improving pronunciation;
- discussing historical, political and socio-cultural topics in class

Required Text: Alessandro De Giuli, Carlo Guastalla, Ciro Massimo Naddeo, Nuovo Magari B2, Alma, Ean 9788861822832.
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Summer 2016 Language Schools, Mills 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L16 Lecture (Tellini)

Summer 2015 Language Schools, Mills 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L15 Lecture (Tellini)

Summer 2014 Language Schools, Mills 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L14 Lecture (Tellini)

Summer 2013, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L13 Lecture (Santeramo)

Summer 2012, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L12 Lecture (Capecchi)

Summer 2011, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L11 Lecture (D'Amanda)
ITAL3253B-L11 Lecture (D'Amanda)

Summer 2010, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L10 Lecture (Tellini)
ITAL3253B-L10 Lecture (Piovesana)

Summer 2009, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L09 Lecture (Blad)
ITAL3253B-L09 Lecture (Blad)

Summer 2008, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L08 Lecture (Ferralis)
ITAL3253B-L08 Lecture (Ferralis)

Summer 2007, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L07 Lecture (Ferralis)
ITAL3253B-L07 Lecture (Ferralis)

Summer 2006, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L06 Lecture (Filippi)
ITAL3253B-L06 Lecture (Filippi)

Summer 2005, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L05 Lecture (Merli)
ITAL3253B-L05 Lecture (Merli)

Summer 2004, LS 7 Week Session

ITAL3253A-L04 Lecture (Mula)
ITAL3253B-L04 Lecture (Brancoli Busdraghi, Mula)