This course is fifteen week introduction to the basics of Italian language and culture.
The Italian people are passionate, expressive, and creative. Through history they have contributed to art and new thinking. During this course, students will study the language while learning about the people who speak it, their history, their interests and pastimes. Participants learn simple expressions to help introduce oneself, talk about likes and dislikes, family, order food, haggle with the open market vendors, take a train, and shop. Students will discover the beauty of Italian cities through video, listen to Italian nursery rhymes and pop music.
The course’s main objective is to inspire students to continue to learn the language and to one day experience the country.
- To introduce students to Italian culture, traditions, and people.
- To introduce basic getting around town Italian.
- To involve and interest students, as well as provide a frame of reference for an Italian I course
- Speaking and reading survival Italian.
Technology requirements: Students will need access to Power Point, Voice Thread and RealPlayer, as well as Internet, including YouTube website. This course requires students to have access to a computer with headphones, microphone, and software to record voice and save in WAV format.
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AdvancED, Certified by NCAA for initial-eligibility (VHS School Code: 221356), Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools