Varietà della Lingua Inglese 2: turismo e commercio (2018/2019)

Course code
4S006140
Name of lecturer
Anna Zanfei
Coordinator
Anna Zanfei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
II semestre dal Feb 18, 2019 al Jun 1, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to deepen the understanding of the terminology of English for commerce and tourism through the analysis of texts related to business discourse and digital discourse for international audiences. At the end of the course students will demonstrate the ability to write in English about the topics and the exemplifications discussed during the course.
Prerequisite: Varieties of English I

Syllabus

syllabus:
-English for Specific Purposes and the variety of English for commerce and Tourism
- corpus linguistics for the terminology of commerce and tourism
- English linguistics for texts related to the marketing plan
- international tourism and its promotion in social media and the English press
- the language of commerce in websites and in the English press (The Economist)
- Discourses and BE: Fair trade, Greenspeak, Netspeak and lovemarks.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
van Leeuwen, Theo Introducing social semiotics Routledge 2005
Watts, Richard J. Politeness Cambridge University Press 2003
Huang, Yan Pragmatics Oxford University Press 2007 978-0-19-924368-6
Paltridge, Brian, Sue Starfield. (eds.) The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes Blackwell 2013 9780470655320 Chapter 1, Chapter 10, Chapter 11, Chapter 22, Chapter 27

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam is an essay about the topics of the syllabus and the analysis of exemplifications discussed during the course

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018