ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

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Code
55988
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
4 credits during the 1st year of 8751 Psychological Sciences and Techniques (L-24) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychological Sciences and Techniques)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is designed to help students gain confidence and ability in their reading skills for specialised psychological texts. It uses authentic material taken from a personality theory course at an American university  

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at giving students familarity with specialised lexis so as to help them understand research articles in English with greater confidence.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Lingua e Traduzione Inglese is a course designed to help students become acquainted and familiar with academic English of a psychological nature. Students should have at least a B1 level of English to be able to tackle the articles to be studied.

 

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons in small groups with access and reference to online material

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

We will be using e texts by Professor George Boeree  which address psychoanalytic, behavioristic, and humanistic schools of thought. There will be 2 hour laboratory sessions for all the students in small groups based on these texts with additional material to help reinforce fundamental grammar issues.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

E texts from the following link

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/perscontents.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: I am available after classes or by appointment

Exam Board

ELIZABETH HELEN COTTON (President)

JUSTIN ROSENBERG

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons in small groups with access and reference to online material

LESSONS START

Second semester of the academic year  2017/18

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is written with an eventual oral for attending students whilst non attenders will have both a written and an oral.

The  written exam consists of comprehension exercises designed to assess the students' familiarity with academic lexis

An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam.

There is no mark for this exam only pass or fail.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

A final test at the end of the course.  An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
08/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
24/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
24/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
16/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
16/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
21/05/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Si fa sia lo scritto che l'orale nello stesso giorno. Nel caso di un grande numero di iscritti gli orali potrebbero svolgersi nel pomeriggio.
04/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Si fa sia lo scritto che l'orale nello stesso giorno. Nel caso di un grande numero di iscritti gli orali potrebbero svolgersi nel pomeriggio.
18/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Si fa sia lo scritto che l'orale nello stesso giorno. Nel caso di un grande numero di iscritti gli orali potrebbero svolgersi nel pomeriggio.
02/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Si fa sia lo scritto che l'orale nello stesso giorno. Nel caso di un grande numero di iscritti gli orali potrebbero svolgersi nel pomeriggio.
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
03/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
17/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale