English Language 1 [Cognomi M-Z] (2016/2017)

Course code
4S002896
Name of lecturers
Paola Maria Caleffi, Marta Degani
Coordinator
Paola Maria Caleffi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
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 and metalinguistic skills with reference to English phonetics, phonology, and morphology.

Syllabus


1. PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY
- spoken and written language
- grapheme, phone, phoneme, allophone
- transcriptions
- The International Phonetic Alphabet
- speech organs
- vowels and consonants
- voicing
- place of articulation
- manner of articulation
- the syllable
- stress, connected speech, intonation

2. MORPHOLOGY
- word classes
- functional and lexical words
- morphemes and allomorphes
- affixes
- inflection
- derivation
-compounding


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

Pre-requisite: B2 level language certificate (Council of Europe)
Written exam, with questions and exercises on topics covered in the course

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017