English Language 1 [Cognomi F-O] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002896
Name of lecturer
Anna Zanfei
Coordinator
Anna Zanfei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
II SEMESTRE dal Feb 27, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

II SEMESTRE
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  

Learning outcomes

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

Syllabus

Pre-requisite: B2 level

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

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

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:

Cruttenden, Alan (2014) "Gimson's Pronunciation of English". London: Routledge.

Facchinetti, Roberta (2016) "English Phonetics and Morphology. A Reader for First Year University Students" (3rd ed.), Verona: Quiedit.

Kuiper, Koenraad and W. Scott Allan (2010) "An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence" (3rd ed.), Oxford: Palgrave Macmillan.

Plag, Ingo (2003) "Word-Formation in English". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Kuiper, Koenraad and W. Scott, Allan An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence Palgrave Macmillan 2014 9780230208018
Facchinetti, Roberta English Phonetics and Morphology. A Reader for First-year University Students QuiEdit 2013 8864642315

Assessment methods and criteria

prerequisite: English Language competence level B2
WRITTEN EXAM

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017