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LANGUAGE COURSES
Italian through the Opera
10 weeks
(2 hour sessions)
$390 
This course is designed for students who have already completed all the elementary levels of the Italian language or have an intermediate/advanced knowledge of it. The course introduces opera as a means of learning the language reinforcing structures and syntax while using the vocabulary, the stories, and excerpts from librettos of the following operas: The Barber of Seville, La Bohème, Pagliacci, Othello, Tosca and La Traviata. This course introduces the famous characters, plots, settings, and themes of these masterpieces of the Italian music. A 8 week course focuses on two to three operas; a 16 week course examines all the operas listed above. Segments or selected acts are shown on videocassette in class.
 
 
 
 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
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