Continue exploring the richness of Italian culture while enhancing your ability to have everyday conversations about travel, holidays and daily routines in the present tense. We also introduce the past tense. Improve your vocabulary and communication skills with an integrated teaching approach that incorporates listening, speaking, reading and writing. Textbook required. Prerequisite: Italian 1.
Instructional videos and interactive online materials in the Canvas course platform introduce new grammar and vocabulary and teach pronunciation, listening and reading skills. Participants should budget 3-4 hours a week to work through the online asynchronous materials in preparation for the live online conversation groups. Participants practice speaking live with the instructor in small groups of 3-6 students in 30-minute weekly sessions. Participants should be available for the entire one-hour time slot. Online course materials are available one week before the first live conversation class and remain accessible for one month after the course ends.
Want to know more about learning a language online? Read Dr. Julie Dahl's blog post about our online course format.
The required textbook is sold by many online vendors. Make sure to look for ISBN number 9789606931215. It is generally available on Amazon and at MEP Education.
Sections available for spring 2023 (See Upcoming Dates for more detail):