SWEDISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

SWEDISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

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Code
65248
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/15
LANGUAGE
Swedish
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This 36-hour, 6-CFU course is intended mainly for third-year Modern Languages and Cultures students taking the Languages and Cultures for Business and Tourism Curriculum. It is, however, open to all students who have passed the first year of Swedish Language.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course is meant to provide students with the lexical, syntactic and stylistic skills necessary for them to properly understand specialized texts in Swedish and accurately translate them. Special attention will be given to the languages of Economics and Tourism.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

A B2 vocabulary level in Economics, Business and Tourism.

The main topics of the course will be: principles of terminology, basics of lexicology and lexicography, translation of specialized texts, terminology of economy, finance, politics, tourism, arts and gastronomy, formal styles.

At the end of the course students will be able to understand written specialized texts in the fields of economics and tourism and to translate them into Italian.

PREREQUISITES

Swedish language I

Teaching methods

The course is made up of weekly classroom lectures (3 hours a week over 12 weeks in the second semester).
Attendance is not compulsory but strongly recommended.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

SWEDISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES. The specialized language of Economics and Tourism (Svenskt fackspråk: ekonomi och turism): the 36-hour teaching plan provides 6 CFUs.

This course provides students with the tools it takes to understand and translate various types of practical, specialized texts from Swedish to Italian. Special attention will be paid to Economics, Business and Tourism texts. In addition, students will compile short glossaries on our themes during the course.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes distributed during the lessons and available in AulaWeb in the second semester. Texts and other materials will be provided in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: See at: http://www.lingue.unige.it/?post_type=dipendente&p=2109

Exam Board

PAOLO MARELLI (President)

DAVIDE AGOSTINO FINCO

CELINA NADIA BUNGE

CHIARA BENATI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course is made up of weekly classroom lectures (3 hours a week over 12 weeks in the second semester).
Attendance is not compulsory but strongly recommended.

LESSONS START

Lessons in the second semester (February-May): days and rooms to be defined.

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

SWEDISH FOR SPECIAL PURPOSES

EXAMS

Exam description

Mainly oral (see Assessment Methods)

Assessment methods

The exam consists of an oral test at the end of the semester involving the translation of a few brief texts (in the fields of Economics, Business Administration, Politics, Art, Tourism or Gastronomy) from Swedish to Italian, a check of their lexical/terminological skills in these fields, and the translation of a brief Tourism text from Italian into Swedish. Before the oral test, there is a brief written test on translation skills.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Orale Moduli teorici I-II-III, Lettorato tutti gli anni di corso, Linguaggi settoriali 2019/20, 2017/18 e precedenti.
10/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale Moduli teorici I-II-III, Lettorato tutti gli anni di corso, Linguaggi settoriali 2019/20, 2017/18 e precedenti.
07/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Scritto Tutti gli anni di corso, tutti i corsi di laurea (anche come terza lingua e LM)

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance is not compulsory but strongly recommended.