Spring 2018





Italian Survival Toolkit

Term: 
Spring 2018
Online: 
Yes
Subject Area: 
ITALIAN (ITAL)
Course Number: 
ITAL 101 602
Schedule: 
Monday 5:00pm-6:00pm
Schedule: 
Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm
Day(s): 
Monday
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Course Note: 
Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)
Course Description: 

The following course is delivered in a fully online format in order to allow more flexibility for LPS students. Class sessions are offered through a course website and include live lectures and interactive discussions through both direct messaging and voice-over internet. Between classes, the learning experience is extended through assignments, threaded discussions and office hours. For additional information, please visit http://www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/onlinelearning This online course provides the flexibility of distance-learning and content that is taught efficiently in order to be used practically. If you are going to Italy and questioning how you will survive your total immersion experience, this course will provide you with the linguistic and cultural survival skills you will need to effectively function in Italy and fully enjoy its wonders. In this course, you will learn and practice the language you need to talk about: yourself; others; travel; public transportation; housing; food; shopping; technology; health; money, etc. Class meetings combine original as well as online, authentic content. Adobe Connect allows students to engage in collaborative interaction under the instructor's supervision. Students participate in conversations that replicate day-to-day life in Italy, thereby developing the skills needed for face-to-face and online situations. This course is open to students who have never taken Italian and who don't intend to satisfy the language requirement by taking courses in Italian. This course is .50 CU.