Goals of Italian II are to improve overall pronunciation, improve fluency in present tenses, and introduce past and future tenses. We will illuminate our grammar studies with Italian literature, music, art, and food. Class starts at 8, so pour that nighttime espresso!
We’ll begin by travelling to Penn’s Landing and boarding a reproduction of a classic 1920’s mini commuter yacht, a U.S. Coast Guard-approved vessel. It features wrap-around seating, a fully equipped bar, restroom and a sheltered yet open stern.
We will start our very special day in New York with a walk through the heart of Central Park, exploring key features of its inspired design with a docent from the Central Park Conservancy as our guide.
We’ll spend the day exploring the world of the 18th century medical profession in Philadelphia. We’ll start with a guided tour of the 1804 Pine Building of the Pennsylvania Hospital, visiting its historic library to see the collection of medical and scientific texts.
Do you feel that you don’t know much about opera? Or, maybe you even have a negative feeling about opera. In this course, you will learn about the important and rich history of opera from its beginnings in the early 17th century to the present.