ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I

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Code
55887
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 8741 Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation (L-12) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation)
semester
Annual

OVERVIEW

The course is divided into a theoretical part (modulo teorico) and two practical parts (lettorati) on 'Use of English' and English-to-Italian translation. The information below concerns the theoretical part.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Improving competence in the English code, both from a descriptive and from a communicative point of view.

TEACHING METHODS

36 hours (3 hours over 12 weeks) to be held mainly in class and, to a lesser extent, through distance learning. Active participation on the part of students is required.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course introduces students to the scientific description of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the English language.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Santini's office hours: Wednesdays after class at about 3.15 pm @ Albergo dei Poveri  Contacts: laura.santini@unige.it ________ Language teachers' contacts: > Elga Nicolini - elga.nicolini@unige.it > Sean Grimes - sean.grimes@unige.it  > Christopher Turner - christopher.turner@unige.it

Exam Board

ILARIA RIZZATO (President)

LAURA SANTINI (President)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

36 hours (3 hours over 12 weeks) to be held mainly in class and, to a lesser extent, through distance learning. Active participation on the part of students is required.

LESSONS START

First semester - from October 23rd 2017

Classes are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as follows:

  • Tuesday 12-1pm @ aula 3B (Magazzini dell'Abbondanza)
  • Wednesday 11-1pm @ aula 3B (Magazzini dell'Abbondanza)

Office hours: Wednesdays at 10am in my office at Modern Language and Culture Department (third floor - p.zza Santa Sabina - tel. +39 010 2099564)

Contacts: laura.santini@unige.it 

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral exam, lasting approximately 20 minutes, is held in English and consists in the analysis of a short passage. During the exam the student must demonstrate that s/he is able to apply the notions learnt during the course to text analysis.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
29/01/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale room F (Polo)
29/01/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale room F (Polo)
28/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Lettorato TTMI 1 scritto Analisi del testo h 9-11 aula Magna Traduzione inglese-italiano h 11-13 aula Magna
21/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale aula B, Polo Didattico Lingue
10/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale aula 2A, Magazzini dell'Abbondanza
03/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Lettorato TTMI 1 scritto Analisi del testo h. 9-11 (Orlando); Traduzione inglese-italiano h. 11-13 (Alexander) @ Aula Magna (Polo Didattico)
12/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Orale aula IV Balbi 5
28/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Orale aula IV Balbi 5