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Code
26134
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
3 credits during the 1st year of 8760 Mathematics (L-35) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8766 Mathematical Statistics and Data Management (L-35) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mathematics)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This is an introductory course in English for maths.

Please visit http://www.dima.unige.it/didattica/matematica/dochtml/Inglese.html for details.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course aims to develop students’ ability to read maths texts in English and improve students’ English communicative skills in the field of maths. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course introduces students to basic English phraseology, syntax and style needed for a variety of maths topics so as to develop students’ written and spoken comprehension.

Teaching methods

Twelve weekly two-hour classes in the first semester. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will be dealing, from a linguistic point of view, with the following topics:

alphabets and English varieties, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, linear algebra, mathematical arguments, functions, sequences and series, prime numbers, probability and statistics.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The necessary material will be made available for download through Aulaweb. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CHRISTOPHER TURNER (President)

ANNA ONETO (President)

FABIO DI BENEDETTO (President)

SANDRO BETTIN (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Twelve weekly two-hour classes in the first semester. 

LESSONS START

Classes will start according to the academic calendar.

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam.

Assessment methods

The exam will consist of exercises similar to those done in class on the topics listed in Syllabus/Content.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance is strongly recommended.