ITALIAN LINGUISTICS (WRITING WORKSHOP)

ITALIAN LINGUISTICS (WRITING WORKSHOP)

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Code
61333
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
12 credits during the 2nd year of 8741 Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation (L-12) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Theories and techniques of interlingual mediation)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The first part of the course aims to provide an in-depth knowledge of the
structure and main varieties of contemporary Italian, within a brief sketch of
its historical development. The second part focuses on the main tenets of text
linguistics, as well as on the development of planning, drafting and revising
techniques of non-literary text-types.
 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

It concerns the scientific study of contemporary Italian in its geographical,
social and situational varieties, focusing on the structures, functions and
linguistic usage; it is integrated by an interactive workshop, aimed at
promoting techniques of text analysis and drafting of Italian for professional
purposes [part distance course].
 

Teaching methods

Two contact hours plus a distance hour every week, in which students will
prepare a short presentation, to be given in the second part of the course. All
course material will be on AulaWeb.
 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

In the first part of the course the main features of contemporary Italian will
be considered in its phonetic and phonological, morphological, syntactic,
semantic and pragmatic aspects. Moreover, the main varieties forming a
sociolinguistic profile of Italian will be looked at - diatopic, diamesic,
diastratic and diaphasic, also in a diachronic perspective.
In the second part, starting from key concepts in text-linguistics, the main
features of the written text will be investigated in its diverse typologies, to
then focus on the phases of its production.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Thurs 9-10 and 14-15, DIRAAS, via Balbi 6.

Exam Board

JACQUELINE VISCONTI (President)

MANUELA MANFREDINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Two contact hours plus a distance hour every week, in which students will
prepare a short presentation, to be given in the second part of the course. All
course material will be on AulaWeb.
 

EXAMS

Exam description

The assessment consists in a written test on the course contents and skills.
Questions will focus on each of the following fields: phonetics, morpho-syntax,
lexicon and varieties of the Italian language, as well as the production and
analysis of a short text.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
03/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
03/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto tesine da consegnare studio docente (DIRAAS Balbi 6)
02/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/09/2020 16:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/09/2020 16:00 GENOVA Orale
25/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto