ITAL 2120 Understanding Texts in Italian

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ITL 15.50.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Development of reading and analytical skills in Italian. Short, authentic texts, both literary and nonliterary, representing diverse contemporary styles and genres. Discussions and frequent writing assignments using a variety of approaches and supplementary materials available in the multimedia laboratory. (Students who have completed Italian 3610 [17.50] or more advanced literature courses may take Italian 2120 [15.50] with the permission of the chairperson.) Qualifies as a LOTE (Language Other Than English) course for Pathways College Option purposes.

Prerequisite: Italian 1030 or permission of the chairperson. Corequisite: Italian *2018 [4.8], 2024, 2030W or permission of the chairperson.


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