ITALIAN LANGUAGE (FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS) - LONG

ITALIAN LANGUAGE (FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS) - LONG

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Code
52164
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 10635 ROBOTICS ENGINEERING (LM-32) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-FIL-LET/12
LANGUAGE
Italian (English on demand)
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ROBOTICS ENGINEERING )
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide foreign students with an Italian language competence at A1 level (contact) according to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/level-descriptions)

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course allows the student to achieve a sufficient oral and written comprehension of the local language, as well as an introduction to country culture.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the student will be able to understand written and oral texts in Italian and to write and speak in Italian according to the criteria described in the CEFR (Common European Framework of References for Languages https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/level-descriptions) for A1 level.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Teaching methods

The course includes 50 hours (5 CFU) and will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and on the IDEE platform during the first semester.

- Watch some videos

- Vocabulary and grammar exercises

- Describe some pictures

- Brief listening

- Playful activities

- Reading/listening and comprehension

- Progress test

- Conversation and interaction.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Vocabulary

Greetings, nationalities, classroom objects, people and school environments, human body parts, hours of the day, hobbies , days of the week, months, jobs, seasons, holidays, weather, dishes and meals, food and drink, types of restaurants,  table setting, clothing, colors, means of transportation, shops, places in the city and sports.

Communication elements

Introduce yourself; ask and say name, nationality and age; ask and tell how you are; spelling in Italian; express agreement, disagreement, uncertainty and doubt; ask and say where you work; express an opinion; ask for explanations; describe the human body; order at a bar; ask and say the time; accept or decline an invitation; talk about leisure time; ask and say the date of birth; ask and say what day it is; organise a trip; offer good wishes; ask about and say something that happen in the past; describe a person's character, ask and give directions; talk about your family; order at a restaurant; be able to locate objects; talk about daily habits; shop in a store; talk about past events.

Grammatical elements

Alphabet, personal pronouns, pronunciation c and g, formal and informal distinctions, affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences, the gender and number of names and adjectives, masculine and feminine/singular and plural, noun and adjective agreement, cardinal and ordinal numbers, definite and indefinite articles, present tens of regular, irregular and reflective verbs, qualifying adjectives , demonstrative adjectives, possessive adjectives, adverbs of frequency, simple and articulated prepositions, improper prepositions and simple past.

Reading and understanding a book that you choose

"Radio Lina"

or

"Dov’è Yukio?"

You have to understand the story told in the book "Via del Corso A1".

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

T.Marin, P.Diadori, Via del corso A1, Edilingua

 

You must choose a book to read

A.De Giuli, C.M.Naddeo , Dov’è Yukio?, Alma Edizioni

A.De Giuli, C.M.Naddeo, Radio Lina, Alma Edizioni

 

Additional material will be provided during the lessons

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: To make an appointment, send an email to the professor (laura.morano83@gmail.com).

Exam Board

LAURA MORANO (President)

ANTONIO SGORBISSA

FULVIO MASTROGIOVANNI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course includes 50 hours (5 CFU) and will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and on the IDEE platform during the first semester.

- Watch some videos

- Vocabulary and grammar exercises

- Describe some pictures

- Brief listening

- Playful activities

- Reading/listening and comprehension

- Progress test

- Conversation and interaction.

LESSONS START

Lessons will start on Monday 21st September

EXAMS

Exam description

Final written test and oral test

To be eligible for the oral test, students must pass the written test with a minimum grade of 16/30. The grade obtained in the written test will be averaged with the score obtained on the oral test.

Online registration is required.

The written test is based on the lexical, grammatical and communicative topics covered in the textbook "Via del Corso A1".

 

Written test

Reading and comprehension of elementary texts

Grammar exercises

Vocabulary exercises

Written composition

 

The dictionary is not allowed.

 

Oral test

The candidate should be able to introduce himself.

The candidate should be able to describe an image.

The candidate should be able to answer some questions related to the chosen reading book "Radio Lina" or "Dov’è Yukio?"

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
08/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 12th, 2021
10/06/2021 10:30 GENOVA Orale JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 18th, 2021
13/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 12th, 2021
20/07/2021 10:30 GENOVA Orale JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 18th, 2021
31/08/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 12th, 2021
06/09/2021 10:30 GENOVA Orale JEMARO and EMARO students must attend this exam on: February 18th, 2021