Elementary Italian (First Quarter)

Course Description

Introduction to the language and cultures of the Italian-speaking countries and communities. Basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the first level of elementary Italian are developed within the framework of language as a fundamental expression of culture. Italian is the primary language of instruction. Language practice and/or assignments, online and/or at home, are an integral part of instruction supporting the development of language skills in the area of pronunciation, structure, and communicative skills.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
46261 ITAL 1 1Z M·W···· 06:30 PM-07:45 PM Diana Ferrara ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

ITAL_001.-01Z: This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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