ITAL-4408 Italian Conversation Practicum
This new language elective course offers students the opportunity to interact with a native speaker of Italian at an Italian university. Students will meet their Italian collaborator once a week during the semester for one hour. During each session, students will speak for 30 minutes in Italian and 30 minutes in English. Students will record and submit their video chat sessions to the instructor, and complete self-assessment assignments and provide other feedback as requested. To enroll in this course, students must have completed ITAL 011 Intensive Basic Italian. This course is intended for all intermediate and advanced level students who wish to improve their oral proficiency, especially those planning a semester abroad in Italy. Participation is limited to 15 students.