Oct 16, 2019  
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ITAL 306 - Italian for Business

4 credits
This course aims at expanding fluency in Italian focusing on communication in job related settings and commercial situations with terminology used for business transactions between Italy and the U.S. As the eighth largest economy in the world, the third largest in the European Community, Italy plays a major role in American import-export, wth the presence of many firms in the United States (arts, food, fashion, transportation, pharmaceuticals to cite a few). Students will have the possibility to visit some Italy-based companies in New Jersey and NYC. Some topics covered will include job interviews and oral presentations, Q&A with invited speakers, advertising, writing formal letters, resumes, faxes and emails, banking, reading on topics dicussed in class. The goal is to prepare students for the Italian CIC (Certificato di Italiano Commerciale) which can be used with firms around the world that conduct business with Italy. Prerequisite: ITAL 201  or ITAL 281  or ITAL 299   Offered in alternate years. CLA-Breadth/Humanities, CLA-Breadth/Interdisciplinary



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