Italian Language Intermediate I - Service Learning

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Language Intermediate I - 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

    High Beginning

  • Prerequisites

    Mandatory Placement Test. Please note: Italian Language Intermediate I is typically the equivalent of a second semester Italian language course in the U.S. (i.e. Beginning II).

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    This course builds on and extends fundamental skills developed in the beginner course. Emphasis is placed on developing fluency skills and integration of language and culture through more extensive reading and writing. After taking this course, students will be able to express polite requests using the Present Conditional and develop their language ability by using direct and indirect object pronouns. This course is aimed at students who already have a basic vocabulary of Italian and some knowledge of elementary language structures. Prerequisites: One semester of Italian language or equivalent, the last course must have been taken in the last academic year. Students must take the Italian Language Placement Test. 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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