Italian Language [Cognomi A-E] (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00914
Name of lecturer
Alessandra Zangrandi
Coordinator
Alessandra Zangrandi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/12 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is transmitting fundamental knowledge on Italian language and its historical and geographical variability, with particular regard to difference between language and dialects, written and verbal language. Ability at writing texts (as well professional writings pertinent to university course) will be improved by practice of analisys and production.

Syllabus

1. Elements of Italian language and history of language
Variety of Italian language: dialects, regional languages
History of Italian language’s episodes
Present-day Italian: standard Italian language, sectorial languages, linguistic registers
2. Writing
Text types
Language and registers
The writing process: list of items, draft, review
Text analysis and exercises

Bibliography:
Luca Serianni – Giuseppe Antonelli, Manuale di linguistica italiana. Storia, attualità, grammatica, Bruno Mondadori 2011 (or next edition).
Paola Italia - Debora Bennati - Milena Giuffrida, Scrivere all’università. Manuale pratico con esercizi e antologia di testi, Firenze, Le Monnier Università 2014.
On e-learning platform students will found educational materials (slides, exercises, bibliographic supplements).

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016