Join Italian 1033 This Fall 2016


Next to a trip on the Italian Riviera, what could possibly be better than learning Italian while interacting with a paesano from London? Join Italian 1033! Through in-class/online course work and a community based project, you will learn the language of music, cuisine, sport, art, science and culture and develop the skills that facilitate community engagement while actively immersed in the vibrant local Italian community.

  • You will have the opportunity to contribute to the collection of a digital archive of stories created through interviews with the local Italian-Canadian community or your own family.
  • Teaching is delivered in collaboration with the Community Engaged Learning (CEL) office at Western. This collaboration will allow you to step outside of the university and apply theoretical knowledge in real-world environments.
  • You will be able to build life lasting relationships with our partners in the business, artistic, and professional Italian communities in London.
  • In Italian 1033, you will also be encourage to work on exciting shared projects with students from other Italian-related courses, reflecting the practical knowledge acquired in your community engagement.

For more information about the course, please contact Dr. Pietro Pirani (



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