LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

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Code
94813
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 11161 ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLITICAL SCIENCES (L-16) GENOVA

8 credits during the 1st year of 8768 International and Diplomatic Sciences (L-36) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 8768 International and Diplomatic Sciences (L-36) GENOVA

8 credits during the 3nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-36) GENOVA

8 credits during the 3nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-16) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-16) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-36) GENOVA

8 credits during the 2nd year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/04
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ADMINISTRATIVE AND POLITICAL SCIENCES)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

French Language Level B1

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The object of the course is the systematic study of French in its phonological, morphological, syntactical and lexical dimensions. It also aims at developing students’ spoken and written competence with a special attention to politics, economics and law discourse.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, students will have acquired a level B1 competence in French, which will allow them to engage in professional activities thanks to basic linguistic competence and their ability to communicate information, suggest solutions for problems and/or to continue their university career. Students will have a sufficient linguistic repertoire to explain a concept’s main points and to express opinions on abstract and cultural topics. Students will be able to express themselves clearly, albeit with errors, and to relate simple and sequential events.

Students will also be able to understand and comment in a simple manner texts related to francophone countries international politics and to contextualize them.

PREREQUISITES

Students should know basic metalinguistic terminology, have history, geography and society basic notions, and know the organization of society and its political structures.

Teaching methods

Presential lessons with Aulaweb support. Team based learning.

Students are also invited to use the following online course to improve their language competence:

B1: link to the course: https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=32   access key: dispoLCIFRB1_2020

Due to possible anti-Covid restrictions, the course may be taught entirely or partially online.

Recommended Reading/bibliography

See Italian section

Further bibliographical references will be given during the course. Students can refer to Aulaweb for information on lesson notes, bibliography.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Course: through the reading and anlysis of essays and articles, the course will deal with the subject of French colonisation, more specifically on the recent question of “déboulonnage des statues”.

This course is connected to the “MemWar. Memorie delle guerre e dei traumi del XX secolo” research project (https://memwarunige.hypotheses.org/). Students are invited to take part in the theatre workshop (for information see https://corsi.unige.it/8740/news/5566-laboratorio-teatrale-narramondo-per-progetto-memwar).

Practical exercices: development of French B1 competences thorough practical exercices (grammar, lexicon, text reading).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: See the professor's webpage: http://www.lingue.unige.it/?dipendente=700177

Exam Board

VALERIE EMMA OZZA (President)

ANNA GIAUFRET (President)

DANIELA CARPANI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Presential lessons with Aulaweb support. Team based learning.

Students are also invited to use the following online course to improve their language competence:

B1: link to the course: https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=32   access key: dispoLCIFRB1_2020

Due to possible anti-Covid restrictions, the course may be taught entirely or partially online.

Recommended Reading/bibliography

See Italian section

Further bibliographical references will be given during the course. Students can refer to Aulaweb for information on lesson notes, bibliography.

LESSONS START

Annual courseTimetable available on EasyAcademy.

 Lessons will start in the middle of October

ORARI

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

Vedi anche:

LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

EXAMS

Exam description

Theoretical module: final oral examination will deal with subjects dealt with during the course. Non attending students may refer to Aulaweb instructions and material.

Practical exercises:

  1. Attending students: there will be two written exams, one at mid-course and one at the end, that will aim at assessing language competence.
  2. Non attending students: final written exam, aiming at assessing language competence

 

Attenzione: le modalità d’esame potranno essere adattate alle condizioni imposte dalle norme di sicurezza anti-Covid e potranno subire variazioni.

Due to possible anti-Covid restrictions, exams may be entirely or partially online.

Assessment methods

The written exam will assess the level of linguistic competence. The oral exam will assess the level of spoken language competence and also the students’ ability to organize contents and to establish links between different subjects and contexts. The final evaluation is given on 30.

Attending students:

mid-course exam: 25%

final written exam: 25%

oral exam: 50%

Non-attending students:

final written exam: 50%

oral exam: 50%

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/05/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/05/2021 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
26/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2021 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
16/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
13/07/2021 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
14/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2021 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
08/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The inscription to Aulaweb is compulsory both for students who attend lessons and for those who cannot attend them. The inscription to the exams is compulsory and available up to 3 working days before the exam (if not otherwise specified).