ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

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Code
55988
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
4 credits during the 1st year of 8751 Psychological Sciences and Techniques (L-24) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Psychological Sciences and Techniques)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course is designed to help students gain confidence and ability in their reading skills for specialised psychological texts. It uses authentic material taken from a personality theory course at an American university. During the course the students will become acquainted with a new language and register  by studying the lessons of an American professor and will acquire the ability to read effectively in English as well as learning   specialised academic terms 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to help students acquire the  skills necessary to understand and  translate academic English fluently and efficiently. The laboratory work in small groups using authentic teaching material from psychology classes familarizes the students with the lexis and syntax of texts of this nature.  

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Lingua e Traduzione Inglese is a course designed to help students become acquainted and familiar with academic English of a psychological nature. The laboratory work in small groups using authentic material from psychology classes  will enhance the reading skills of the students and consolidate their lexis.

 

PREREQUISITES

Students should have a B1 level of English  to be able to tackle with confidence  the articles to be studied

Teaching methods

Lessons in small groups in the laboratory  with access and reference to online material

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

We will be using e texts by Professor George Boeree  which address psychoanalytical, behaviorist, and humanist schools of thought. There will be 2 hour laboratory sessions for all the students in small groups based on these texts with additional material to help reinforce fundamental grammar issues. Students will also  be encouraged to read around the subject in an automonous fashion so as to acquire greater confidence and familiarity with the subjects dealt with.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

E texts from the following link

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/perscontents.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: I am available after classes or by appointment

Exam Board

ELIZABETH HELEN COTTON (President)

JUSTIN ROSENBERG

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons in small groups in the laboratory  with access and reference to online material

LESSONS START

Second semester of the academic year  2019/20

ORARI

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is written with an eventual oral for attending students whilst non attenders will have both a written and an oral.

The  written exam consists of comprehension exercises designed to assess the students' familiarity with academic lexis

An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam.

There is no mark for this exam only pass or fail.

Assessment methods

A final test at the end of the course.  An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
11/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
01/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
01/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
22/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
22/07/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
02/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello
02/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto visto che l'esame sarà soltanto orale ci sarà un numero massimo di 30 studenti per appello