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ITAL 1470 - Elementary Italian 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: ITAL 1460  or two or more years of high school Italian

(formerly ITAL 1270)

This course continues students’ development of Italian language and culture by building and expanding on the culture, vocabulary and language structures learned in ITAL 1460. New language functions will be presented in meaningful activities that emphasize all four language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing and allow for further cultural exposure. Students are required to use computer based technology to practice these skills.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate competency in oral language skills beyond Elementary Italian 1.

Objectives:

  1. Pronounce individual sounds, including appropriate intonation and stress, with little or no interference in order to be understood by a Native Speaker.
  2. Form and produce entire sentences with no hesitation and natural pauses.
  3. Engage in small conversations with a Native Speaker in the present, future, and past tense about the following topics (includes both initiating conversations as well as responding appropriately to speech of a Native Speaker):
    1. Discuss daily routine
    2. Discuss health and doctor visits.
    3. Refer to people and things that have already been mentioned.
    4. Narrate and describe memories of events.
    5. Discuss house description and doing chores
    6. Recount childhood and adolescent experiences and recall childhood friends.
    7. Talk about social and cultural events.
    8. Talk about ordering a meal in a restaurant.
    9. Talk about grocery shopping, quantities, preparing meals.
    10. Discuss likes and dislikes
    11. Express plans and intentions.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use vocabulary beyond Elementary Italian 1.

Objectives: Regarding topics such as grocery shopping, restaurants and food, daily routine, health, housig , childhood events and future plans:

  1. Use vocabulary when speaking.
  2. Respond to a Native Speaker who has used the vocabulary.
  3. Use vocabulary in writing.
  4. Demonstrate reading comprehension skills by discussing subject matter and/or answering questions based on the passage read.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use basic grammar structures beyond Elementary Italian 1 in speaking and writing.

Objectives:

  1. Apply Adverbs
  2. Apply the passato prossimo with avere
  3. Apply the passato prossimo with essere
  4. Use of partitives and expressions of quantity
  5. Apply trapassato prossimo
  6. Apply reflexive verbs
  7. Apply reflexive and recipricoal reflexive verbs in the passato prossimo
  8. Use and conjugate regular & irregular past tenses (imperfect and present perfect).
  9. Use prepositions, adverbs and ci and ne.
  10. Use impersonal forms.
  11. Conjugate future tense.
  12. Use direct, indirect, and double pronouns.
  13. Apply the informal imperative Structure
  14. Apply the formal imperative
  15. Apply time expressions

 Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recognize and discuss aspects of Italian culture beyond Elementary Italian 1.

Objectives:

  1. Recognize Italian favorite foods and drinks and special dishes of various regions; Italian  health system and dwellings.
  2. Compare cultural differences.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Review of ITAL-1460

  1. Diaily routine
  2. Health and doctor visits.
  3. Refer to people and things that have already been mentioned
  4. Discuss house description and doing chores
  5. Recount childhood and adolescent experiences and recall childhood friends.
  6. Talk about social and cultural events
  7. Talk about ordering a meal in a restaurant.
  8. Talk about grocery shopping, quantities, preparing meals.
  9. Discuss likes and dislikes
  10. Express plans and intentions.
  11. Adverbs
  12. The passato prossimo with avere
  13. The passato prossimo with essere
  14. Use of partitives and expressions of quantity
  15. Apply trapassato prossimo
  16. Apply reflexive verbs
  17. Apply reflexive and recipricoal reflexive verbs in the passato prossimo
  18. Use and conjugate regular & irregular past tenses (imperfect and present perfect).
  19. Use prepositions, adverbs and ci and ne.
  20. Use impersonal forms.
  21. Conjugate future tense.
  22. Use direct, indirect, and double pronouns.
  23. Informal imperative Structure
  24. Formal imperative
  25. Time expressions
  26. Recognize Italian favorite foods and drinks and special dishes of various regions; Italian  health system and dwellings.

Primary Faculty
Williams, Susanna
Secondary Faculty
Ramos, Maria
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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