ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

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Code
56231
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1)
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

Lingua e Traduzione Inglese is a 36 hour course meant to support students in the study of the English by focussing on expanding their knowledge of syntax and vocabulary and their ability to read and comprehend written texts at the level B1/B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at supporting students in consolidating their knowledge of the English syntaxt and vocabulary, in addition to their ability to read and understand written texts. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- To consolidate studsents' knowledge of English syntax

- To expand students' vocabulary

- To help students improve their ability to read and comprehend written texts at the level B1/B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Teaching methods

Weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 9 weeks in the second semester)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Present simple (verb to be and lexical verbs; regular and
Irregular; active and passive)
Have VS have got
Present continuous (regular and irregular; active and passive)
Past simple (regular and irregular; active and passive)
Past continuous
Present perfect simple
Present perfect continuous
Likes/dislikes
A, an, the
Comparatives and superlatives
The future with "going to"
Future prediction with will/won't
Present simple and present continuous for the future

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Murphy R., Pallini l., Essential Grammar in Use, 4th edition, Cambridge, CUP.

Photocopiable materials will be distributed in class and uploaded on Aulaweb. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 9 weeks in the second semester)

LESSONS START

Lessons start on 12th February 2018. 

Lessons are on:

- Mondays from 11 AM to 1 PM (Aula M, Balbi 4)

- Thursdays from 10 AM to 12PM (Aula N, Balbi 4)

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is computer-based.

Assessment methods

Students will be required to complete a computer-based test which comprises a range of exercises focussing on syntax, vocabulary and reading and comprehension, based on the syllabus. 

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, including office hours, please visit http://www.lingue.unige.it/?dipendente=56696