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ITAL 499: CLIL in Italian Studies

Course Description
CLIL stands for Content and Language Integrated Learning and is geared toward students at the Intermediate and Advanced level of language learning who want to improve their language skills beyond standard grammar courses by studying content-related courses.

CLIL courses use a dual-focused educational approach:  professors using the CLIL method teach subjects using a foreign language, and students will improve their practical skills in the target language while learning useful content in the subjects of their choosing.

Courses offered using the CLIL method are available at the Intermediate Level for students with two (2) or more semesters of college-level Italian or by permission of instructor include:

ITAL/FLM 270 – The History of Italian Cinema
ITAL/LIT 275 – Contemporary Italian Literature
ITAL/MUS/SOC 280 – From Opera to Rap: Italian Society through Music
ITAL/HIST 285 – Modern and Contemporary European History
ITAL/ARTH 290 – Italian Renaissance Art
ITAL/LING 295 – The History of the Italian Language

Courses are available at the Advanced Level for students with four (4) or more semesters of college-level Italian or by permission of instructor and include:

ITAL/FLM 370 – The History of Italian Cinema
ITAL/LIT 375 – Contemporary Italian Literature
ITAL/MUS/SOC 380 – From Opera to Rap: Italian Society through Music
ITAL/HIST 385 – Modern and Contemporary European History
ITAL/ARTH 390 – Italian Renaissance Art
ITAL/LING 395 – The History of the Italian Language

Other CLIL course may be arranged based on student interest and need.

Professors

Antonella Valoroso, Ph.D. (Yale University) – PROFILE

Elgin K. Eckert, Ph.D. (Harvard University) – PROFILE