English I (LS) (2008/2009)

Course not running

Course code
4S00932
Credits
6
Coordinator
Marta Degani
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Lezioni 3 L-LIN/12-LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH II semestre Marta Degani
Competenza linguistica C1 accademico 3 L-LIN/12-LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH II semestre Marta Degani

Learning outcomes

Module: Lezioni
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To provide key issues, concepts and techniques of textual analysis based on Halliday’s model of Systemic Functional Grammar.


Module: Competenza linguistica C1 accademico
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C1 Effective Operational Proficiency

Syllabus

Module: Lezioni
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Introduction to systemic functional grammar:
- identification of the socio-semantic approach
- phrasal constituents
- ideational metafunction
- interpersonal metafunction
- textual metafunction
- grammatical metaphor


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Essential Readings
- D. Butt, R. Fahey, S. Spinks, C. Yallop, Using Functional Grammar: an Explorer’s Guide (2nd ed.), Sydney, NCELTR Publications, 2003.
- M. A. K. Halliday & C. Matthiessen, An Introduction to Functional Grammar (3rd ed), London, Arnold, 2004 (chapters: 3,4,5,7,9).

Reference Readings
- A. Downing, P. Locke, A University Course in English Grammar, Hemel Hemstead, Prentice Hall International, 1992.


Notice
Students not taking the classes are recommended to inform the teacher in due time.


Module: Competenza linguistica C1 accademico
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Assessment methods and criteria

Module: Lezioni
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Submission of an assignment to be discussed in the oral examination


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