Read and Analyze Italian Literature
Develop a critical approach to Italian literature through a second-year proficiency level in Italian, analyzing a selection of literary works (listed in the syllabus) within their historical and cultural context.
Understand and apply basic literary analysis
Apply the fundamentals of literary interpretation to the texts we discuss.
Communicate effectively in Italian
Improve oral and written skills in Italian, particularly reading and listening comprehension, written production, and oral expression. Linguistic expected outcome for successful students will target approximately the "Intermediate" range on the ACTFL Proficiency scale.