HISTORY OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE

HISTORY OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE

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Code
65076
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 9918 MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART (LM-14) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LITERATURES AND PERFORMING ART)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course broadens the institutional knowledge acquired during the three-year degree course with a monograph approach.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Analysing knowledge of the history of the Italian language with particular attention to the ancient language, non-standard variations of Italian, literary Italian and issues of style and metrics.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students should be able to a) recognise the movement dynamics of the Italian language during history, as it maintained, changed and discarded forms (phonetics and morphology), words (lexicon) and constructions (syntax), b) in premodern texts recognise the elements that are obsolete today and their meanings, c) reflect on the plausibility and describability of the notion of ancient Italian.

Teaching methods

Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Italian Grammar and non grammatical phenomena.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

See Italian version

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Wednesday  11-13  Balbi 6 first floor

Exam Board

ENRICO TESTA (President)

PAOLO ZUBLENA

MANUELA MANFREDINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

LESSONS START

18th September 2019

EXAMS

Exam description

Written report and oral exam

Assessment methods

Oral discussion of a written report assigned during the course.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students who have not taken a three-year course exam in History of the Italian Language or another course from the L-FIL-LET/12 sector must agree on an additional programme with teaching staff.