Centro Scuola Summer Credit Programs: Course descriptions
This course allows students to explore the beliefs and achievements of the classical world, which have shaped Western thought and civilizations. Students will investigate such aspects of classical culture as its mythology, art, literature and philosophy, as well as elements of ancient Greek and Latin through a variety of activities such as dramatizations, audiovisual presentations and discussions. By reading classical authors in English and examining archeological evidence, students will enhance both their communication skills and their ability to think critically and creatively.
Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
This course is designed to enable students to begin to communicate with native speakers of Italian. Students will use simple language and read age and language appropriate passages for various purposes. They will explore aspects of the Italian culture including social customs and the arts, by participating in cultural events and activities involving both print and technological resources.
No prerequisite required. For students with NO familiarity with the Italian language.
This course provides students with the language learning experiences that will enable them to communicate in Italian. Students will continue to develop and apply their speaking skills in a variety of contexts, and will participate in activities that will improve their reading comprehension and writing skills. They will also continue to explore aspects of the Italian culture taking part in community – sponsored events and activities involving both print and technological resources. Although students will continue to expand their vocabulary and repertoire of language structures, the language they will use at this level will still be simple.
No prerequisite required. For students with ANY familiarity with the Italian language.
This course offers students opportunities to further develop their knowledge of Italian and to enhance their communication skills. Students will use increasingly sophisticated language in a variety of activities that will enable them to speak and write with clarity and accuracy. Students will also enhance their thinking skills through the critical study of literature, and continue to explore aspects of the Italian culture.
Prerequisite: Level 2 Italian LWI BD1
This course prepares students for university studies in the Italian language. Students will enhance their ability to use the language with clarity and precision, and will develop the language skills needed to engage in sustained conversations and discussions, understand and evaluate information, read diverse materials for both study and pleasure, write clearly and effectively. Students will also have opportunities to add to their knowledge of the Italian culture.
Prerequisite: Level 3 Italian LWI CU1
Updated on Oct 3rd, 2012