Italian Language [Cognomi A-E] (2017/2018)

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
Semester 1 dal Oct 2, 2017 al Jan 20, 2018.

Lesson timetable

Go to lesson schedule

Learning outcomes

Aim of the course is transmitting fundamental knowledge on Italian language and its variability, with particular regard to abilities at writing texts. Textual competence and abilities on writing (as well professional writings pertinent to university course) will be improved by practice of analysis and production.

Syllabus

1. Elements of Italian grammar: verbal moods and tenses, connectives, figures of speech, punctuation.
2. Writing: text types; language and registers; the writing process (list of items, draft, review)
3. Text analysis and exercises: summary, professional writing (letter, dépliant, report...)

On e-learning dashboard will be posted slides, exercisez, bibliographical supplements.

Recommended bibliography:
Paola Italia, Scrivere all'università. Manuale pratico con esercizi e antologia di testi, 2a edizione, Firenze, Le Monnier 2014.
Simona Brambilla, La scrittura professionale. Metodi, esempi, esercizi, Milano, Mondadori Università 2010.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Luca Serianni Italiani scritti (Edizione 3) il Mulino 2012 9788815239273
Paola Italia Scrivere all'università. Manuale pratico con esercizi e antologia di testi Mondadori Università 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination. Production of short texts concerning the different text types analyzed: summary, letter, dépliant. Aim of examination is verifying knowledges, competences and abilities about written language.
Examination will be equal for attending and no-attending students.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018