LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

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Code
94815
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 8768 International and Diplomatic Sciences (L-36) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8772 ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES (LM-63) GENOVA

8 credits during the 1st year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (International and Diplomatic Sciences)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites

OVERVIEW

The course is taught on an annual basis and is supported by "lettorato" to help students revise grammar and the basic structures of the English language

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Study of the English language (phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary, semantics) as the expression of both a homogeneous culture and a lingua franca of international communication. Analysis of historical and institutional components.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course students are expected to have a B1 level in English

Teaching methods

Lectures and language classes

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course focuses on the analysis of political discourse as well as diplomatic discourse. Texts related to the disciplines will be provided at the beginning of the course

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Most material will be uploaded on Aulaweb. For students who cannot attend at least 70% of the classes further reading will be assigned

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Wednesdays 9-12

Exam Board

FRANCESCO PIERINI (President)

MANUELE VECCHI

GABRIELLA SONNEWALD

SARAH RUTH SHABABI

ANDREA CATANZARO

LARA PICCARDO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and language classes

LESSONS START

October 2017

ORARI

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LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test (grammar and dictation) followed by oral exam

Assessment methods

Traditional assssment method: mark scale from 18 to 30 cum laude