LGE111 - Italian Language Skills 1

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Subject Title
Italian Language Skills 1

Subject Description
This introductory course is for students with minimal or no previous knowledge of the Italian language. Interactive classroom participation will enable students to acquire the basic skills of fluency (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) to communicate in the classroom and in real-life situations.  Cultural awareness is expanded by investigating the unique characteristics of Italian culture in different regions.

Credit Status
One General Education Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use the Italian language as a tool in various learning contexts;

2. Develop the ability to interpret and respond in Italian when exposed to the language;

3. Initiate and maintain a simple conversation in Italian in a practical context;

3. Communicate meaningfully in Italian to share experiences, express opinions, feelings, and observations;

4. Use the conventions of language appropriately for the purpose, audience, and context;

6. Demonstrate understanding of Italian culture and its impact around the world.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.