Italian for Foreign Students III

A.Y. 2021/2022
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-FIL-LET/12
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to develop reading and writing abilities and metalinguistic reflection through the use of statements and articulated texts. Furthermore, the most significant phenomena of contemporary Italian are analysed. The exercises provide activities to improve listening and speaking abilities. The aim is consistent with the goal of the CdS to create a qualified professional figure of a culturally aware language expert.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course a student will be able to produce clear and articulate texts on various topics relating to his/her field of interest and study, by assessing information and articulated texts taken from different sources, summarising them and stating them with fluency and clarity.
Moreover, he/she will be aware of the existence of an Italian language on the move and he/she has experimented with the lexicografics tools.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
year
The lessons of the Italian language course for foreigners III MED will begin Monday, October 4 at 16.30 (the timetable will always be 16.30-18). The lesson on Monday will take place in the presence (in the headquarters of Sesto, room T6), but it will still be streamed in the Microsoft Teams class of the course. The code for access to the class is k38wwni.


Wednesday's lesson will be held at a distance, in the same class k38wwni.

In any case, it is recommended not to open parallel meetings and to wait for the teacher to open the meeting.

For further information, please visit the Degree Programme website and the Ariel teaching website.
Course syllabus
In addition to the course there are 60 hours of practice, which will take place in the first and second semester. The exercises are aimed at deepening the contents of lesson and improving the comprehension and production skills, both written and spoken; they are also aimed at helping in the study of the texts of the program.
Students will be able to access the website Italian language for foreigners III, Ariel platform, for further study and materials.

UNIT 1
The unit aims to guide students to the understanding and writing of texts belonging to different types of text. In particular, the morphosyntactic, lexical and textual characteristics of the narrative texts and the expositive texts will be analyzed. Sociolinguistic awareness will be deepened so as to recognize and use different registers, in particular formal ones.

UNIT 2
The morphosyntactic, lexical and textual characteristics of the chronicle and of the narrative of inquiry will be analyzed.

UNIT 3
The textual characteristics of the argumentative texts will be analyzed. Through activities related to topical issues, the effectiveness of the argument in writing and speech will be enhanced.
Prerequisites for admission
For the third year, B2 level of competence is required for the comprehension of written and oral texts.
Teaching methods
The course is divided into three sections, aimed at strengthening various and coordinated skills and skills, combining metalinguistic reflection with the approach to textual typologies through different teaching techniques.
Teaching Resources
UNIT 1
Bozzone Costa R., Piantoni M., Scaramelli E., Ghezzi C., Nuovo Contatto C1, Torino, Loescher, 2013.
Geda F., Nel mare ci sono i coccodrilli. Storia vera di Enaiatollah Akbari, Milano, Baldini & Castoldi, 2010.

UNIT 2
Bozzone Costa R., Piantoni M., Scaramelli E., Ghezzi C., Nuovo Contatto C1, Torino, Loescher.
Geda F., Nel mare ci sono i coccodrilli. Storia vera di Enaiatollah Akbari, Milano, Baldini & Castoldi, 2010.

UNIT 3
Bozzone Costa R., Piantoni M., Scaramelli E., Ghezzi C., Nuovo Contatto C1, Torino, Loescher, 2013.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists of a compulsory written test, which will be fixed at the end of the course, and an oral test that can be accessed only after passing the written test. It is possible and indeed recommended, as far as the written part is concerned, to do a partial test concerning the first two modules; this partial test will be held in mid-December.
In particular, the written test is articulated in activities of written production, written comprehension, lexicon, metalinguistic reflection through different teaching techniques: text manipulation, completion, rewriting of the text, cloze.
The oral exam, which will be unique, provides for the verification of knowledge acquired through the texts indicated by the section Reference materials.
L-FIL-LET/12 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS - University credits: 9
Lessons: 60 hours
Professor: Camaldo Albarosa
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