English Language 1 (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002896
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Coordinator
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
II semestre dal Feb 23, 2015 al May 30, 2015.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Thursday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at helping students develop their competence in English with reference to phonetics, phonology, and morphology.

Syllabus

1. HISTORICAL ORIGIN OF ENGLISH WORDS

2. PHONETICS
- The International Phonetic Alphabet
- speech organs
- vowels and consonants
- voicing
- place of articulation
- manner of articulation
- intonation and prosody

3. MORPHOLOGY
- functional and lexical words
- morphemes
- inflectional morphology
- derivational morphology
- common affixes in English

NB - Pre-requisite: B2 level

MAIN BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCE:
Facchinetti, Roberta (2015) "English Phonetics and Morphology. A Reader for First Year University Students" (2nd ed.), Quiedit: Verona.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam