A course specifically designed for students who wish to take Italian as a breadth requirement. Emphasis will be given to basic aspects of communication in a functional context. This course cannot be used toward any Minor, Major or Specialist program in Italian. Students may use this first year introductory level course to satisfy their breadth requirement while enjoying a wonderful learning experience abroad, the one that only language and culture immersion can provide.
Exclusion: 4U Italian or any previous university level Italian language course
ITA102Y0 Course Outline
Field trips: This course includes excursions to Assisi/Perugina factory, Pienza/Montalcino/ Sant’Antimo, San Gimignano/Monteriggioni, and an overnight visit to Rome. The cost of these trips is CAD$900, paid to UofT for return bus transportation to all sites, guides, all entrance fees, hotel accommodation in Rome and dinner in Monteriggioni.
Instructor: Mirella Pasquarelli Clivio is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Italian Studies, where she has taught language and linguistics courses since 1982. She is interested in applied linguistics, especially the theory and practice of language pedagogy and has been carrying out research in this field. Her attention is focused on early childhood and adult multilingualism. Dr. Pasquarelli Clivio receives consistently high course evaluations from her students. She has taught several times in Siena and is looking forward to returning.
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