An Italian Identity: Speak the Culture

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    An Italian Identity: Speak the Culture

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Italian, Italian Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This course includes an Italian language component.

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to discover Italian language through its culture. This course will expose students to contemporary Italian culture and society and its many components pertaining to society, politics, education, cultural influences, culinary traditions and lifestyle. In each class, students will be asked to engage actively in the lectures and explore, under the guidance of their instructor, the many components of life in Italy in order to identify the common traits of a contemporary Italian identity. During each class, students will also address linguistic components relative to the topics discussed in order to highlight the many connections between spoken language, vocabulary, and idioms in order to disclose the many ways through which the Italian language has become an up-to-date mean to convey Italian culture.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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