ITAL

(ITAL) ITALIAN
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall
http://fl.memphis.edu

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
ITAL 4791-99. Special Topics in Italian Literature, Language, and Civilization. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.


ITAL 1010 - Elementary Italian I (3)
Basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture.

ITAL 1020 - Elementary Italian II (3)
Further development of basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 1010, or equivalent.

ITAL 2010 - Intermediate Italian I (3)
Comprehensive review of basic grammar, exercises in conversation, writing, and cultural readings. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 1020 or equivalent.

ITAL 2020 - Intermediate Italian II (3)
Continued development of basic language skills through oral and written practice. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 2010, or equivalent.

ITAL 3301 - Conversation/Composition I (3)
Development of oral proficiency and writing skills. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 2020, or equivalent.

ITAL 3302 - Conversation/Composition II (3)
Continued development of oral proficiency and writing skills. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 3301, or permission of instructor.

ITAL 3311 - Adv Conversation/Composition I (3)
Designed to develop strong conversational and listening skills; includes wide variety of activities and exposure to native conversational speed; selected readings to help expand vocabulary. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 3301 or permission of instructor.

ITAL 3312 - Adv Conversation/Compositn II (3)
Continued development of strong conversational and listening skills; includes wide variety of activities and exposure to native conversational speed; selected readings to help expand vocabulary. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 3301 or permission of instructor.

ITAL 3411 - Intro to Italian Literature (3)
Survey of major literary works from the Middle Ages to the present. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 3301 or permission of instructor.

ITAL 3900 - Italian Culture and Society (3-6)
Intensive language and culture; travel to an Italian speaking country required. PREREQUISITE: permission of study abroad director.

ITAL 4441 - Dante (3)
Study of the Vita Nuova and the Divina Commedia. Students taking this course do not receive credit for LALI 4441. PREREQUISITE: ITAL 2020, or permission of instructor.

ITAL 4780 - Indiv Studies Italian (1-3)
Directed individual study in selected areas of Italian chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

ITAL 4792 - Italian Women Writers (3)
Course will focus on literary texts written by women from the late 19th to the early 21st centuries that will examine the dramatic shifts in the roles played by Italian women.