This 4-credit course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of the Italian language. The goal is to provide an introduction to contemporary Italian language and culture. You will be actively engaged in activities such as: role-plays, and pair and group work. Listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills are integrated in all activities. To facilitate acquisition of the target language, this course will be conducted in Italian. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to enroll in Italian 102. Open to Fr.