Italian Language Workshop

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
20
Overall hours
SSD
L-LIN/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the workshop is to consolidate writing competences in respect to argumentative texts. The course is focused on the production of formal texts (for example professional texts); on the logical and semantic connections between sentences; on the appropriate lexicon in a specific context; on the capability to select and to expose appropriately a thesis; finally, on the capability to communicate efficaciously. Such autonomous capabilities of the students will be developed and tested with practical exercises and writing papers.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the workshop the students should have acquired an informed applied knowledge of Italian language, more specifically in respect to: competent use of textual cohesives of a written or oral argumentative text; appropriate language style in different communicative situations; capability to write a brilliant formal, informal, popular or academic text.
Course syllabus and organization

1

Responsible
Lesson period
First trimester
The lessons (lectures and classroom excercises) will be held online, synchronously, using the Microsoft Teams platform on the basis of the regular timetable.
The program and the reference material will not change.
Course syllabus
You'll learn to
· understand the complexity and solve writing processes;
· identify and solve the most common ortography mistakes;
· use punctuation;
· write a text with cohesion and textual consistency;
· write informative-expository and argumentative text.
Prerequisites for admission
No
Teaching methods
Lectures and classroom excercises.
Attendance at the laboratory is compulsory. Each edition is open to a limited number of students. During the academic year, several workshops will be organized.
Teaching Resources
Cignetti L., Fornara S., Il piacere di scrivere. Guida all'italiano del terzo millennio. Prefazione di Luca Serianni, Roma, Carocci, edizioni 2014 o 2017
Other teaching materials
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists in the preparation of a written essay on a specific topic agreed with the course professor.
The exam does not give rise to a mark but to an approved / unapproved judgment
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Corti Alessia

2

Responsible
Lesson period
First trimester
The lessons (lectures and classroom excercises) will be held online, synchronously, using the Microsoft Teams platform on the basis of the regular timetable.
The program and the reference material will not change.
Course syllabus
You'll learn to
· understand the complexity and solve writing processes;
· identify and solve the most common ortography mistakes;
· use punctuation;
· write a text with cohesion and textual consistency;
· write informative-expository and argumentative text.
Prerequisites for admission
No
Teaching methods
Lectures and classroom excercises.
Attendance at the laboratory is compulsory. Each edition is open to a limited number of students. During the academic year, several workshops will be organized.
Teaching Resources
Cignetti L., Fornara S., Il piacere di scrivere. Guida all'italiano del terzo millennio. Prefazione di Luca Serianni, Roma, Carocci, edizioni 2014 o 2017
Other teaching materials
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists in the preparation of a written essay on a specific topic agreed with the course professor.
The exam does not give rise to a mark but to an approved / unapproved judgment
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Corti Alessia

3

Responsible
Lesson period
Second trimester
The lessons (lectures and classroom excercises) will be held online, synchronously, using the Microsoft Teams platform on the basis of the regular timetable.
The program and the reference material will not change.
Course syllabus
You'll learn to
· understand the complexity and solve writing processes;
· identify and solve the most common ortography mistakes;
· use punctuation;
· write a text with cohesion and textual consistency;
· write informative-expository and argumentative text.
Prerequisites for admission
No.
Teaching methods
Lectures and classroom excercises.
Attendance at the laboratory is compulsory. Each edition is open to a limited number of students. During the academic year, several workshops will be organized.
Teaching Resources
Cignetti L., Fornara S., Il piacere di scrivere. Guida all'italiano del terzo millennio. Prefazione di Luca Serianni, Roma, Carocci, edizioni 2014 o 2017
Other teaching materials
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists in the preparation of a written essay on a specific topic agreed with the course professor.
The exam does not give rise to a mark but to an approved / unapproved judgment
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Corti Alessia

4

Responsible
Lesson period
Second trimester
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Biscaldi Angela