English Language 1 [Cognomi A-L] (2016/2017)

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

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at helping students develop their 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.

The course will be held in English.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017