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Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

Italian

Additional hours to be arranged in the Modern Language Lab for Elementary Italian. Most sections require the use of a computer with Internet access for class resources and/or to complete assignments.

ITAL 1, Elementary Italian I    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   IGETC Foreign Language (required for UC only)   •   Prerequisite: None.

Using the communicative approach, this course stresses the fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases, and the ability to understand, speak, read, and write simple Italian. Using fundamental sentence structures in the present and past tenses, students practice speaking and holding simple conversations in class and writing compositions. Lectures and discussions are included covering geography, customs and culture in Italy. The course is conducted in Italian except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

2494   9:30a-11:00a MWF   LA 214   Weisberg A N

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

2495   11:10a-12:40p MWF   MC 16   Lorenzi P

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

2496   2:30p-4:55p TTh   HSS 203   Kemitch F A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4238   7:30p-9:55p TTh   LA 214   Rota B L

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

ITAL 2, Elementary Italian II    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only)   •   Prerequisite: Italian 1*.

This course is a continuation of Italian 1 and completes the elementary grammar. The course stresses the fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, practical vocabulary, useful phrases, and the ability to understand, speak, read, and write simple Italian. Using fundamental sentence structures in the present and past tenses, students practice speaking and holding simple conversations in class and writing compositions. The course includes the reading of simplified texts with emphasis on oral expression and further study of Italian history and culture. The course is conducted in Italian, except in the case of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to two years of high school Italian.

4239   7:30p-9:55p TTh   DRSCHR 218   Trombetta G N

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

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