ENGLISH

iten
Code
26134
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
3 credits during the 1st year of 8760 Mathematics (L-35) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8766 Mathematical Statistics and Data Management (L-35) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mathematics)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

This is an introductory course in English for maths.

Please visit http://www.dima.unige.it/didattica/matematica/dochtml/Inglese.html for details.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course aims to develop students’ ability to read maths texts in English and improve students’ English communicative skills in the field of maths. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course introduces students to basic English phraseology, syntax and style needed for a variety of maths topics so as to develop students’ written and spoken comprehension.

TEACHING METHODS

Twelve weekly two-hour classes in the first semester. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will be dealing, from a linguistic point of view, with the following topics:

alphabets and English varieties, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, linear algebra, mathematical arguments, functions, sequences and series, prime numbers, probability and statistics.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The necessary material will be made available for download through Aulaweb. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: At the end of each class and during the instructor’s office hours at the Dept. of Modern Languages (http://www.lingue.unige.it/?post_type=dipendente&p=2089).

Exam Board

SANDRO BETTIN (President)

CRISTIANO BROCCIAS (President)

ANNA ONETO (President)

FABIO DI BENEDETTO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Twelve weekly two-hour classes in the first semester. 

LESSONS START

Classes will start according to the academic calendar.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The exam will consist of exercises similar to those done in class on the topics listed in Syllabus/Content.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/01/2018 14:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/02/2018 14:00 GENOVA Scritto