Furthers the mastery of Italian through selected readings, targeted discussion, and weekly compositions. Advances students’ understanding of Italian language and culture through readings drawn from mass media, popular culture, short stories, excerpts from literary works, essays, political speeches, etc., as well as through conversations meant to simulate real life experiences. Students maximize their language acquisition by using Florence as a natural language laboratory, experiencing and reflecting on its culture through context-specific learning activities.
Prereq: ITA 202 or four semesters of college-level Italian.
Semesters: Fall, Spring