Teaching workshop

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The teaching workshop shows the students the main characteristics of etymological studies applied to Romance languages; it will also focus on the scientific instruments that can be useful for this kind of researches, and on some important methodological issues.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will learn how to use the instruments that are fundamental to etymological researches applied to Romance languages; this will also allow to discuss their significance in the history of Romance linguistics. The collective discussion of case studies will show the students how to face this kind of researches, giving them the chance to consider also some problematic methodological issues.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
By adopting a historical perspective, the activity presents the instruments that are fundamental to etymological studies applied to Romance languages. The class will discuss a series of case studies under the supervision of the teacher, and this will make it possible to delve into the main methodological issues of the subject.
Prerequisites for admission
No prerequisites for admission. Nevertheless, basic notions about historico-comparative grammar of Romance languages will be appreciated.
Teaching methods
Students will be required to discuss the topics treated in class, and to work at a short individual research.
Teaching Resources
Teaching materials will be distributed in class and uploaded on the teacher's Ariel website.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The constant participation to the activities and the results of the assigned works will be verified.
- University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Resconi Stefano