English II [Turismo] (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00850
Name of lecturer
Anna Zanfei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
8
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 18, 2008 al May 31, 2008.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.6  
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

Learning outcomes

The course is introductory to the multimodal approach to contemporary English with particular reference to the composite texts of magazines, websites, TV ads and posters.

Syllabus

L’approccio multimodale alla testualità composita.
Conoscere e riconoscere gli elementi della testualità multimodale in lingua inglese nei seguenti ambiti:
- La pagina stampata
- La pagina web
- Il filmato breve
Bibliografia:
- S. Cornblet & R. Carter, The language of Speech and Writing, London, Routledge, 2001.
- A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault, Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysis, London, Equinox, 2006.

In alternative a Baldry and Thibault gli studenti possono utilizzare:
G. Kress and T. van Leeuwen, Reading images : the grammar of visual design, London, New York : Routledge, 2006.

Altri testi di riferimento:
K. Kuiper, W.S. Allan, An Introduction to English Language: Sound, Word and Sentence, London, MacMillan, 1997, (Part III)
MAK Halliday, R. Hasan, Language, Context and Text: Aspects of language in a as Social Semiotic perspective, London, Oxford University Press, 1989.
MAK Halliday, Language as social semiotics, London, Edward Arnold, 1978.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault, Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysis, London, Equinox, 2006.  
S. Cornblet and R. Carter S. Cornblet & R. Carter, The language of Speech and Writing, London, Routledge, 2001.  

Assessment methods and criteria

Final Oral exams.
Required Linguistic Competence
Level 3 (ALTE), B2 (European Council).