ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS TEST

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS TEST

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Code
53394
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
3 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA

3 credits during the 3nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

3 credits during the 2nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

2 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

2 credits during the 3nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

2 credits during the 1st year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

2 credits during the 3nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

2 credits during the 1st year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

2 credits during the 2nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Prova di Conoscenza della Lingua Inglese is a 30 hour course meant to support students in the study of the English by focussing on expanding their knowledge of syntax and vocabulary and their ability to read and comprehend written texts at the level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at supporting students in consolidating their knowledge of the English syntaxt and vocabulary, in addition to their ability to read and understand written texts. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- To consolidate studsents' knowledge of English syntax

- To expand students' vocabulary

- To help students improve their ability to read and comprehend written texts at the level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of the English Language at level A2. 

Teaching methods

Weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 9 weeks in the first semester)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Adverbs (Intensifiers), Comparatives and superlatives, Connecting words expressing cause and effect, contrast etc.

Modals must/can’t deduction, Modals – might, may, will, Modals – should have/might have, Modals: must/have to

Past simple, Simple passive, Past continuous, Present perfect continuous, Present perfect/past simple, Past perfect

Phrasal verbs, Subject/Object questions, Wh- questions in the past, Will and going to, for prediction

Reported speech, Conditionals, 2nd and 3rd

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Murphy R., Pallini l., Essential Grammar in Use, 4th edition, Cambridge, CUP.

Photocopiable materials will be distributed in class and uploaded on Aulaweb. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELISABETTA ZURRU (President)

MARCO BAGLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 9 weeks in the first semester)

LESSONS START

24/09/2019

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is computer-based.

Assessment methods

Students will be required to complete a computer-based test which includes a range of exercises focusing on syntax, vocabulary and reading and comprehension, based on the syllabus. 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/05/2021 14:00 GENOVA Computer-based L’iscrizione è obbligatoria per poter sostenere la Prova. È necessario presentarsi all'esame muniti di tesserino universitario. Il presente appello è valido solo per il programma dell'a.a. 19-20 e precedenti. Ulteriori informazioni sull'organizzazione logistica delle Prove (luogo ecc) verranno fornite quanto prima.

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information, including office hours, please visit http://www.lingue.unige.it/?dipendente=56696