English for academic purposes

A.A. 2020/2021
9
Crediti massimi
60
Ore totali
SSD
L-LIN/12
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
The course is aimed at introducing the concept of English as a Lingua Franca and English for Specific Purposes. The main focus will be on the communication skills needed to succeed in academic studies, in particular, reading philosophical texts, and delivering formal presentations, and writing reports on elementary research.
Risultati apprendimento attesi
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student
- knows the morphological and syntactic features of the English language, including English as a second language, and English as a lingua franca.
- knows the discursive modalities of English for specialized purposes and academic English.
- understands the relationships between language and culture, and language and society.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the study path, the student
- can apply the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) both in general and in academic contexts.
- can communicate effectively in English, being aware of the communicative objective and selecting the communication strategies mostly suited to the context.
- can read and interpret philosophical texts and write short essays using guided sample activities.
- can deliver short presentations on philosophical topics, on the basis of provided guidelines and language patterns.
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Responsabile
Periodo
Primo semestre
Moduli o unità didattiche
Unita' didattica A
L-LIN/12 - LINGUA E TRADUZIONE - LINGUA INGLESE - CFU: 3
Lezioni: 20 ore

Unita' didattica B
L-LIN/12 - LINGUA E TRADUZIONE - LINGUA INGLESE - CFU: 3
Lezioni: 20 ore

Unita' didattica C
L-LIN/12 - LINGUA E TRADUZIONE - LINGUA INGLESE - CFU: 3
Lezioni: 20 ore

Docente/i
Ricevimento:
merc 14.30-17.30 - CAUSA SOSPENSIONE RICEVIMENTO STUDENTI CONTATTARE LA DOCENTE PER EMAIL, ANCHE PER EVENTUALE COLLOQUIO VIA SKYPE.