The curriculum prepares the students for reading, writing, speaking and understanding the language at Intermediate level and provides substantial cultural knowledge.
This Certificate of Achievement is aligned by the national ACTFL Intermediate Criteria of Achievement.
The proficiency guidelines are described on the following website:
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon successful completion of all the required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Listening Comprehension
Demonstrate comprehension of high-novice* level conversation in the language.
Demonstrate comprehension of high-novice* level text in the language.
Write a high-novice* level paragraph in the language using correct grammar and appropriate vocabulary.
Correctly speak and answer high-novice* level questions in the language using intelligible pronunciation.
- Cultural Competency
Demonstrate significant awareness of the culture from the countries where the language is spoken.
* See ACTFL high novice guidelines:https://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/public/ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines2012_FINAL.pdf
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|Required Courses - Student may choose 16 units from the courses below||16|
|ELEMENTARY ITALIAN - LEVEL 2|
|INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN LITERATURE|
|ITALIAN FILM AS DRAMATIC LITERATURE|
|INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN CONVERSATION|
or ITAL 008B
|INTRODUCTION TO ITALIAN CONVERSATION B|
or ITAL 009B
or ITAL 009C