Areas covered include Italian phonetics, pronunciation, basic grammar (including the conjugation of verbs in the present, present perfect and past tenses), dictionary usage for literal translation of texts being prepared for recital, and language coaching in these songs.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
transcribe Italian texts phonetically;
pronounce Italian texts with confidence;
understand the basics of grammatical syntax for literal translation and interpretation of texts.