ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1

ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1

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Code
102406
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
4 credits during the 1st year of 8762 Biological Sciences (L-13) GENOVA

4 credits during the 3nd year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA

4 credits during the 1st year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8758 PHYSICS (L-30) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8759 Computer Science (L-31) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8760 Mathematics (L-35) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8765 Material Science (L-30) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 8766 Mathematical Statistics and Data Management (L-35) GENOVA

3 credits during the 1st year of 9916 ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (L-32) GENOVA

TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Biological Sciences)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The English B1 course is aimed at revising grammar and lexical structures at B1 one level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)* which students acquire at Secondary School.

The English B1 course is an online one and can be accessed at the following URL https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

*The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) describes what a learner is supposed to be able to do in a foreign language.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The online module is aimed at improving English listening and reading skills at the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

B1 - Threshold or Intermediate 

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans

Teaching methods

The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The online English B1 course is available at https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/ and it is made of 4 modules. The first three are exercises, activities and grammar focuses aimed at revising B1 level skills and abilities that learners should have already learnt. Module 4 is split in 3 sections and each is a mock test allowing students to practice exam exercises and activities. 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Please refer to the teacher's personal webpage. 

Exam Board

MARCO BAGLI (President)

CRISTIANO BROCCIAS

LAURA SANTINI (President Substitute)

ELISABETTA ZURRU (Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

LESSONS START

The course is available at any time during the academic year at the following URL The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

EXAMS

Exam description

The English B1 exam is a Pc-based test scheduled as other exam in the summer, autumn and winter exam session on https://cla.aulaweb.unige.it/.

The list below shows the English B1 exam activities as they appear in the official test.

  • PET Reading Part 5 (10 questions)
  • PET Reading Part 1 (5 questions)
  • PET Writing Part 1 (5 sentences to complete)
  • gap-fill exercise (5 sentences to complete choosing from 3 options)
  • PET Reading Part 4 (5 questions)
  • PET Listening Part 2 (3 questions)

 

Assessment methods

The English B1 PC-based exam test B1 language skills and abilities. The exercises are similar in typologies to those offered for practice in Module 4 of the online course.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
01/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
09/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please refer to the teacher's personal webpage