May 30, 2024  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
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ITAL 207 - Learning Italian Through Cinema

3 credits

This course will introduce students to an advanced grammatical level by developing listening skills and learning new vocabulary in Italian. It offers a voyage through Italian cinema with the new generation of Italian directors such as Ettore Scola, Lina Wertmuller, Guiseppe Tornatore, Roberto Benigni, Silvio Soldini, Furio and Giacomo Scarpelli, and others. Viewing and discussion of the films, as well as readings, conversation, and composition will be in Italian, with an emphasis on syntax and style.

Prerequisites: ITAL 201 Intermediate Italian 1 .