English Language 2 (MA)

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-LIN/12
Language
English
Learning objectives
This course, reserved for second year graduate students, is made up of two classes, one monographic and the other language practice. In the monographic class, the habits and customs of the British people will be explored by reading and watching different multimedia products, with the aim of stimulating interesting exchange of opinions and wide debate, especially in contrastive terms with other native or well-known cultures. In the language class passive and active language skills will be further consolidated by translation exercises into English from the students' mother tongue of informative texts published on the web.
Expected learning outcomes
A sound knowledge and improved understanding of British people's English and their culture. Knowledge and understanding: in the monographic class, to be able to speak about British social and cultural matters as idiomatically and proficiently as possible, aware of one's own cultural differences; in the language class, the ability to translate to and from British English informative texts taken from brochures published on the web.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
year
Course syllabus
The syllabus is shared with the following courses:
- [C-741](https://www.unimi.it/en/ugov/of/af202100000c-741)
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours
Professor: Pinnavaia Laura
Professor(s)
Reception:
P.zza S. Alessandro