This 4-credit course is designed for students who have successfully completed Italian 102 or 201. The goal of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of contemporary Italian language and culture. This course will advance spoken and written language skills developed in previous courses. Pair and group work will provide you with numerous opportunities to interact with your classmates in Italian. You will be actively engaged in activities that will enhance acquisition of the Italian language through advanced oral comprehension, conversation, reading and writing. You will revise some grammatical structures covered in previous courses, and learn new advanced aspects of the language. This course is conducted entirely in Italian. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to enroll in Italian 204. Prerequisite: Italian 102 or 2 yrs HS Italian. Open to Fr.