Keywords

Italy, culture, civilization, teaching

Abstract

In an effort to initiate a dialogue on the teaching of Italian culture, the author describes her classroom experiences. She indicates which topics are successfully used in her syllabi, and defines the role of the teacher as a "cultural translator" in courses of culture and civilization.

Original Publication Citation

"Proposte d'insegnamento per corsi di civilta italiana a livello universitario negli Stati Uniti," Mid-Atlantic Journal of Foreign Language Pedagogy, 3 ( 1995), 48-55.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

Mid-Atlantic Journal of Foreign Language Pedagogy

Language

Italian

College

Humanities

Department

French and Italian

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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