Dates: June 3 - July 1, 2013
Program Director: Professor Devid Paolini, Italian & Spanish
Credits: 3 or 6
Prerequisite: Intermediate Italian or above
Study Italian language and culture in one of the most beautiful cities on the Adriatic Coast, Senigallia.
The city, located in the Adriatic coast halfway between Rome and Milan (and close to Florence, Urbino, Bologna, Perugia, etc.), is one of the most famous seaside resorts of region Marche, and attracts tourists from Italy and all over Europe. This is a faculty-led program with excursions and on-site lectures.
All students interested in Italian culture and language will be very welcome. The courses offered will be:
ITAL 45000 Italian Culture and Civilization (3 credits): In this class we will analyze Italian society from different points of view. We will try to improve our knowledge about Italy and Italians and we will try to point out differences and similarities with American society. Cuisine, sport, media, music, history, literature, etc. Our approach to the Italian Culture and Civilization will consider all these different aspects. The principal goal of the class will be not only a deeper knowledge of Italian history and society, but also a different and critical approach when considering other cultures. The class will be conducted in Italian.ITAL 32100 Practice in Italian Grammar (3 credits): This is an advanced and intensive course that focuses on Italian grammar. This course adds new grammatical concepts to those already learned. It aims at increasing oral, aural, and written language abilities by utilizing selected Italian authentic material. A basic grammar text and supplementary material prepared by the instructor are used to broaden vocabulary and encourage students to think and speak in Italian. The class will be conducted in Italian.
CCNY Tuition for 3 or 6 credits
Program cost: $2,900
Includes: Shared room in a three-star hotel with full board (www.hotelsirena.com, www.villapina.it)
Not Included: Airfare and ground transportation to/from Senigallia
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