ITA 140 Intermediate Italian II Select Term:
This course involves a quick review and consolidation of topics, abilities and structures covered in the previous lower-intermediate courses of ITA 120 and ITA 130. The students will continue to improve their skills of interpretation and comprehension of more complex written and spoken texts, including authentic materials such as newspaper and magazine articles, songs, TV programs, films and simple literary texts, as well as their communication skills in standard everyday and unexpected situations, at an intermediate level and unexpected situations, at an intermediate level. The students are expected to give an oral and written presentation on an approved topic of their choice. Special attention will be given to several aspects of Italian culture, according to students' needs and interests.