Italian 103: Intermediate

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Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm (see calendar below)

This course is designed for those who already have a fair knowledge of the basic Italian grammar. The goal of this course is to improve overall comprehension, vocabulary usage, and conversation skills. Students will continue their study of Italian grammar and will apply it to everyday conversation. The ability of communicating will be mostly developed through dialogues using main tenses of verbs. Most of the lessons aim to develop confidence in performance of listening, speaking and reading. In this course only Italian is spoken by the teacher and among students. A brief preliminary telephone conversation is advisable for those who are not sure if their language skill is appropriate for this class.

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm

This course starts on January 27th, 2016

10 lessons

FEE: $250

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Download the syllabus for Winter session 2016


1. Jan 27, 2016
Review of verb potere; Mi puoi? Posso?;

2. Feb 3, 2016
Cosa porti? Clothes;
Parts of the body

3. Feb 10, 2016
Gerundio; Cosa stai facendo? Riflessivi; Practice


4. Feb 17, 2016
Bene e male; Cosi' cosi'
Regular adverbs;

5. Feb 24, 2016
Passato prossimo; Cosa hai fatto questa settimana; Conversation

6. Mar 2, 2016
Passato prossimo con avere e essere; Conversation

7. Mar 9, 2016
Negativi: non, mai, nessuno, niente; Practice


8. Mar 16, 2016
Auguri; Festivita';
Reflexive expressions; Ci vediamo domani

9. Mar 21, 2016
Passato prossimo con verbi riflessivi; Conversation

10. Mar 23, 2016
Review articles with prepositions; Verb andare Conversation