Italian Language for Hospitality Majors

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Italian Language for Hospitality Majors

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Hospitality and Tourism Management, Italian

  • Language Level

    Beginning

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course concentrates on rapidly developing a basic command of Italian while introducing the student to various aspects of the Italian culture through the Hospitality Industry. Students will have the opportunity for on-site learning with their instructors through a series of walking tours and visits in Florence to hotels, restaurants and wineries. Technical vocabulary will be enhanced and finalized to prepare the student for the Internship session. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple but useful everyday conversations, thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience. After taking this course, students will be able to express themselves in the Present tense, passato prossimo and to use both nouns and adjectives in the correct form with reference to gender and number. No prior knowledge of Italian required, this course is a beginner level course.

Course Disclaimer

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