Class Schedule by Term

Italian (ITL) Department

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[Course Descriptions]

World Languages moved to alternative learning mode. Please visit Lancer's keep learning and CLC's website for current updates and important information.


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Information, Announcements, and Cultural Events

To get ready and suceed in this class, contact your instructor Massi Ianni -as soon as possible:


Required textbook for ITL 121-001:

Piazza 2nd edition by Melucci and Tognozzi (Blackboard access to MindTap*)

CLC's Blackboard (Tech Support):
24/7 Student support

Students in online and blended classes in need of technical assistance should contact CLC’s Help Desk. The Help Desk offers CLC students 24/7 support for assistance with technology issues. Be prepared to respond to questions to verify your identity, such as student ID number, courses taken in previous terms, previously earned grades, among other possible queries.

MindTap (Cengage Tech Support):
24/7 Student support


The bundle packet, sold at the CLC's bookstore, includes an access code to Cengage's MindTap which includes the online book "Piazza 2nd Ed", your homework area, audio/visual materials and more.

*After students buy the access code, the Italian instructor Massi Ianni, will provide students with a link to the book and all the material through CLC's Blackboard.



Related External Links

External websites recommended by your instructor for your language class.

University for foreign students in Siena

University in Perugia

Vatican City

Practice vocabulary, verbs, adjectives.


Student Resources

Four main ways to get help:

  1. Talk to your instructor during office hours (this information is also on the syllabus given to you the first day of class)
  2. Contact CLC's 24/7 Help Support
  3. Check out Cengage's 24/7 student tech support
  4. Visit the library
  5. Check out an HP Stream (notebook computer)
  6. Visit the language remote access lab if you need assistance with homework (recording oral assessments, accessing oral exercises, etc)


Need help with your cultural project?

Visit the library and talk with a librarian to improve the quality of your cultural report. You might want to check out this site before going to the library.

Typing Italian characters on an English keyboard.


Need A Tutor?

It is possible that we may have an Italian tutor in the Writing Center. Come visit the library and request an Italian tutor.


Language Lab Hours and Location

During transitioning mode, please visit the language remote access lab if you need assistance turning in oral exercises, listening activities, etc.

Do you need a computer to do your homework for Italian? Do you need to practice your listening and oral skills? Then, come and visit our language resource lab during lab hours.


World Language Department and Main Office Location

Theresa Ruiz-Velasco - World Languages Department Chair
Grayslake, B-263
Phone: (847) 543-2579
Fax: (847) 543-3040

Division Office:
Grayslake, B-213
Phone: (847) 543-2040
Fax: (847) 543-3040