Foreign Language - Italian (FLI)

FLI 101  Elementary Italian I  (3 credit hours)  

Begins the development of a balanced foundation in all four language skills. Concentrates on listening and speaking, emphasizing idiomatic Italian. Short readings in Italian culture and civilization. Class and laboratory practice, written homework.

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer

FLI 102  Elementary Italian II  (3 credit hours)  

Continuation of FLI 101 with emphasis on acquisition of oral skills through class practice and use of audio aids. Readings in Italian culture, civilization and literature.

Prerequisite: FLI 101

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer

FLI 201  Intermediate Italian I  (3 credit hours)  

Third of four consecutive courses to develop skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Readings and discussion of Italian culture, civilization and literature.

Prerequisite: FLI 102

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer

FLI 202  Intermediate Italian II  (3 credit hours)  

Last of four sequential language courses. Increased emphasis on reading and writing. Readings in the literature, culture, and civilization of Italy.

Prerequisite: FLI 201

GEP Global Knowledge

Typically offered in Spring and Summer

FLI 208  Intermediate Italian Conversation  (3 credit hours)  

Intensive practice in speaking and understanding Italian through role playing, discussion, interviews, and use of audio-visual materials.

Corequisite: FLI 202

Typically offered in Fall and Summer

FLI 308  Italian Reading and Conversation  (3 credit hours)  

Advanced readings and intensive conversational practice in Italian for students beyond the intermediate level.

Prerequisite: FLI 202

Typically offered in Spring and Summer

FLI 315  Italian Civilization and Culture  (3 credit hours)  

Italian culture and society from its origins to modern times, including its history, geography and national and regional identities, social images, political and economic structures, and technological and scientific development of the Italian society. As an extension of the classroom students participate in educational experiences such as excursions and Italian cooking classes. Taught in English and as NC State Study Abroad Program in Perugia, Italy.

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Summer only

FLI 318  Italian Society Through Cinema  (3 credit hours)  

Italian culture and society through cinema from the fascist era to the present. A study of selected films representative of major social-political, ideological, and artistic developments. Weekly film viewings. Taught in Italian.

Prerequisite: FLI 202

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Fall only