Languages of the media

A.A. 2021/2022
6
Crediti massimi
40
Ore totali
SSD
L-LIN/11
Lingua
Inglese
Obiettivi formativi
The course focuses on the study of media discourse and languages from a critical perspective. The course aims to provide students with the main conceptual tools for the analysis and critical understanding of the most popular forms of mediated communication, focusing its attention in particular on their role in the processes of public opinion formation. The course highlights the specificities of different forms of communication and media language through a series of case studies and examples discussed in class.
Risultati apprendimento attesi
At the end of the course, students will be able to critically understand and interpret the most common media languages, with a particular focus on those employed in public opinion mediation. They will be able to contextualize media messages and their meaning in relation to their social, cultural and historical context. Since the course is delivered in English, it constitutes an important opportunity for students to improve their knowledge and understanding of the English language, with particular regard to the specific terminology of the media industry.
Programma e organizzazione didattica

Edizione unica

Responsabile
Periodo
Primo trimestre
In relazione alle modalità di erogazione delle attività formative per l'anno 2021-22, verranno date indicazioni specifiche nei prossimi mesi, in base all'evoluzione della situazione sanitaria.
Programma
The course focuses on the study of media discourse and languages from a critical perspective. The course aims to provide students with the main conceptual tools for the analysis and critical understanding of the most popular forms of mediated communication, focusing its attention in particular on their role in the processes of public opinion formation. The course highlights the specificities of different forms of communication and media language through a series of case studies and examples discussed in class.

At the end of the course, students will be able to critically understand and interpret the most common media languages, with a particular focus on those employed in public opinion mediation. They will be able to contextualize media messages and their meaning in relation to their social, cultural and historical context. Since the course is delivered in English, it constitutes an important opportunity for students to improve their knowledge and understanding of the English language, with particular regard to the specific terminology of the media industry.
Prerequisiti
Capacità di base di listening, reading e speaking in inglese.
Metodi didattici
Lezioni frontali
Materiale di riferimento
I materiali didattici verranno comunicati a ridosso dell'inizio delle lezioni.
Modalità di verifica dell’apprendimento e criteri di valutazione
Studenti frequentanti: test scritto intermedio + esame orale.
Studenti non-frequentanti: esame orale.
L-LIN/11 - LINGUA E LETTERATURE ANGLO-AMERICANE - CFU: 6
Lezioni: 40 ore
Siti didattici
Docente/i
Ricevimento:
Office hours are currently suspended and will resume in September. // Il ricevimento è sospeso per la pausa estiva e riprenderà a Settembre.