Italian Conversations: Explore Italy and Italians through Media, Film, Literature
A high-intermediate/advanced language course designed for students who wish to learn about contemporary Italy and improve their conversation skills, including their listening and speaking competencies and pragmatic sensibilities. The aim of this course is to develop students' ability to participate in culturally nuanced discussions, successfully negotiate transactions and gain greater confidence in giving presentations. Emphasis on discussion of cultural topics explored through film, media and news, and specific student interests. Prerequisite: Italian 204 or above.