Italian Language Beginning - Service Learning

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Language Beginning - Service Learning

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Italian, Italian Culture, Service-Learning

  • Language Level


  • Prerequisites

    This course may require an additional fee.

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    This course develops basic conversation, reading and writing skills. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple but useful everyday conversations, thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience. After taking this course, students will be able to express themselves in basic sentences, will recognize gender and number both in nouns and adjectives, and will approach passato prossimo. Emphasis will be given to oral expression of practical vocabulary and newly acquired grammar structures. This level is for absolute beginner students who have never studied Italian before. This course includes 15 hours of Service within the Florentine Community. This will involve associations and institutions based in Florence, but known throughout Italy, such as AIL (Association against Leukemia) or Libera Terra (Association of producers and institutions working on former Mafia belongings land and buildings).

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