ITAL 125 Italian I

Master Course Outline
ITAL 125
Italian I
Course Description: Designed to provide students with elementary knowledge of spoken and written
Italian, this course will focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, as well as on the practical
applications of the Italian language in Western art and culture. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies humanities
distribution area E requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: N/A
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 095 or concurrent enrollment; or placement in ENGL& 101
Co-requisites: N/A
Learning Outcomes:
acquire, recognize, and recall extensive Italian vocabulary
employ vocabulary and grammar effectively in creating Italian conversation
discover parallels among language patterns within Italian and between Italian and English
analyze and apply various language paradigms
critically examine and translate texts, assessing differences in vocabulary, usage, and grammar
develop a perspective to view foreign cultures, languages, and customs
Course Resources/Textbooks/Website: To be determined – check the GHC Bookstore
Academic Integrity: All forms of cheating, falsification, and plagiarism are against the rules of this course
and of Grays Harbor College. Students who are unsure what constitutes academic dishonesty are
responsible for asking the instructor for clarification. Instances of intentional academic dishonesty will
be dealt with severely.
Disabilities: Students who have documented disabilities that require accommodations in compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Disability Support Services coordinator as
well as the instructor of the course in order to ensure that together we create an optimal environment
for educational achievement.
W Day: W Day, the final day to officially withdraw from a course, is the Thursday of the seventh week
(Thursday of the fourth week for summer quarter). Students who do not withdraw by that date will
receive the grades they have earned, regardless of whether they are attending the course or completing
the work. Students who are considering withdrawal are strongly advised to consult with the instructor,
advisor and financial aid prior to withdrawing. The only withdrawals allowed after W Day are complete
withdrawals from all courses.
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