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Course Credit by Examination
ITAL 2120—Intermediate Italian II

Three Semester Hours

MM 8/16


University Requisite: C– or better in ITAL 2110 and WARNING: No credit for this course if taken after the following: ITAL course at 3000 level

Course Description

Second course of intermediate-level sequence.

Textbook and Supplies

Lébano, Edoardo. Italian: A Self-Teaching Guide. 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000. [ISBN: 9780471359616]

This self-teaching guide includes an appendix with the answers to all exercises, an appendix with regular and irregular verbs, and a list of Italian-English vocabulary. It is recommended that all the material be carefully and thoroughly studied and all the written exercises completed and checked with the answer keys that are available. Please refer to the Preface and Pronunciation Guide sections at the beginning of the textbook for a full explanation on how to successfully use this textbook.

Reading Assignments

Suggested Program of Study

You should study each chapter and complete every exercise in the chapters, and review them over and over again. You should learn verbs and vocabulary. Answers to exercises are in the appendix at the back of the textbook.

Suggested Purchase

You will find it helpful to have an Italian dictionary for use while studying. Suggested options include:

  • Collins Italian Dictionary [ISBN: 9780061260490]
  • Oxford Italian Dictionary [ISBN: 9780199663132]

Nature of the Examination

There will be one supervised examination lasting three hours. The examination covers lesson 13 through lesson 15 of the text. The exam consists of exercises and tasks that are similar to the ones completed in the textbook. You will not be allowed to use any books or supplemental materials when taking the exam. All necessary materials will be provided to you when you take the exam.