ENGLISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

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Code
65240
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
2° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the linguistic skills necessary to express themselves in the world of Tourism and Business. The instructor will give the theoretical backround the students need to grasp the underpinnings of the work. This will be linked to a series of practical exercises to hone these skills. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students will:

  • have a command of the specific ways in which the Laguage of Tourisn and the Language of Business differ from standard English
  • be able to interpret and create texts using the Language of Tourism and the Language of Business

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course requires students to carry out an in-depth study of the specificities of the Language of Tourism and the Language of Business in English

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

SUSAN MARIE CAMPBELL (President)

ELISABETTA ZURRU

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Group A-M: Wednesday 28 February 2018 at 1:00 pm

Group N-Z: Thursday 1 March 2018 at 11:00 am

* To promote class attendance, students are invited to attend either on Wednesdays or on Thursdays (or a combination of both, as suggested in the official course  schedule) regardless of last name.

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
29/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio Esame dale 9-11 29/1/18 in aula F Polo Didattico
05/02/2018 08:45 GENOVA Scritto Aula 15, Albergo dei Poveri. Munirsi di protocolli. è consentito l'uso del dizionario.
14/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio L'esame si terra' il 14/2/18 dalle 9-11 in aula F Polo Didattico
08/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto L'esame si terra' in aula C Polo didattico
26/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto L'esame si terra' in aula 18 Albergo dei Poveri
14/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto No dictionaries are allowed. "Fuori corso" students who also need to take Prof. Colombino's exam must let me know in advance.
28/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Scritto No dictionaries are allowed. "Fuori corso" students who also need to take Prof. Colombino's exam must let me know in advance.