A paper/ hard copy of a dictionary may be used
Italian for Reading
This course is intended for students who either need a reading knowledge of Italian for research purposes or are preparing for Italian reading examinations and who have had no (or minimal) prior study of Italian.
Note: This course does not satisfy the language requirement
In the summer:
The Graduate School administers reading courses in French, German, Italian and Spanish for GSAS doctoral students and funds the tuition for these courses in order to assist students in satisfying degree requirements or pursuing dissertation research.
Details and application can be found at studentgrants.yale.edu - search for Summer Language Institute Fellowships (GSAS Reading Courses).