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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

World Languages (Italian) - ITAL 101

Elementary Italian 1

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is intended for students who have no previous education in Italian. The course will cover basic vocabulary and grammar patterns and will build competence in all four skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through varied activities, emphasis will be placed on oral proficiency and communication. An appreciation of the Italian culture will be an integral part of the course.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the meaning of beginning Italian texts.
  • Write grammatically correct sentences in beginning Italian.
  • Discriminate distinctive beginning Italian sounds.
  • Interpret the meaning of spoken beginning Italian.
  • Pronounce beginning Italian words, phrases and sentences correctly.
  • Speak beginning Italian clearly and accurately with beginning fluency.
  • Integrate beginning Italian vocabulary into simple sentences, paragraphs and dialog.
  • Apply rules of beginning Italian grammar, syntax, tense and gender.
  • Communicate effectively in beginning Italian through reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Compare aspects of beginning Italian and English grammar and syntax.
  • Explore culture in this beginning Italian course.
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for further exploration of the Italian language and culture.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; WORLD LANGUAGE - ITALIAN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101140410Elementary Italian 1RMT4Borroni L19/24/0Open$12.00M W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; WORLD LANGUAGE - ITALIAN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 101110420Elementary Italian 1RMT4Borroni L31/31/0Open$12.00T R  11:00 AM-12:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday