Elementary Italian


Learn Italian online through our first year college-level course to develop linguistic fluency and gain proficiency in all four communicative skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) as well as cultural competence.


What you can learn.

  • Use oral activities to interact in Italian
  • Use vocabulary associated with daily student life
  • Construct grammatically correct statements
  • Restate information in listening activity sections
  • Demonstrate use of acceptable pronunciation
  • Use verbs correctly

About this course:

Continuation of XL 1. Instruction emphasizes reflexive verbs; commands; comparative, conditional, future, and imperfect verb tenses; idiomatic expressions; and the expansion of a basic conversational vocabulary. Contemporary Italian language and culture are covered using a wide variety of interactive exercises and authentic materials. Conducted entirely in Italian. Transferable for UC credit.
XL 1, or equivalent and consent of instructor at the first session.

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