ITAL 2303  with D or better
This course focuses on developing the student's ability to understand Italian sentences and frequently used expressions that relate to personal and family information, shopping, local geography, and employment. Oral communication is emphasized in simple tasks that require a direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters, or conversation about personal interests or employment. Writing is emphasized in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures. The course focuses on an intermediate level of reading, speaking, and writing in Italian.