ENGLISH LANGUAGE I LM

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Code
55920
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/12
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES 9265 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE 61342
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This module includes an introduction to the history of the English language and a practical English language course at the C1.2 level.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This module aims to

- provide students with a basic knowledge of the history of English from Old English to Present-day English, including a few varieties of English;

- bring students to the C1.2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This module aims to

- provide students with a basic knowledge of the history of English from Old English to Present-day English, including a few varieties of English;

- bring students to the C1.2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

PREREQUISITES

55870  Lingua Inglese I,

61294  Lingua Inglese II,

65217 Lingua inglese III,

or equivalent.

TEACHING METHODS

The linguistics module is made up of weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 10 weeks in the second semester). Teaching will be either face-to-face or online depending on how the pandemic evolves.  

The practical module is made up of weekly classes (4 hours a week over 20 weeks, i.e. 10 weeks per semester). Teaching will be either face-to-face or online depending on how the pandemic evolves.  

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

English Language I (LM) is divided into two parts, a one-semester linguistics module ("modulo teorico") and a two-semester practical module ("modulo pratico" or "esercitazioni").

The linguistics module ("modulo teorico") is an introduction to the History of English. The practical language module aims to bring students to the C1.2 (upper end of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages C1 level). More information about the practical part will be available on Prof. Broccias’s page on the Lingue website from September.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For the linguistics part:

(More details and ***additional OBLIGATORY material (including slides and additional papers/exercises)*** will be provided on Aulaweb.)

Seargeant, Philip and Joan Swann (eds.). 2012. English in the World: History, Diversity, Change. Routledge/The Open University.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: To be announced

Office hours: Please visit my personal page on the Lingue website.

Exam Board

CRISTIANO BROCCIAS (President)

ANNALISA BAICCHI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The linguistics module is made up of weekly lectures (4 hours a week over 10 weeks in the second semester). Teaching will be either face-to-face or online depending on how the pandemic evolves.  

The practical module is made up of weekly classes (4 hours a week over 20 weeks, i.e. 10 weeks per semester). Teaching will be either face-to-face or online depending on how the pandemic evolves.  

LESSONS START

Please see http://www.lingue.unige.it/?post_type=dipendente&p=2089.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Each component ("modulo pratico" and "modulo teorico") is assessed separately. The practical module is assessed at the end of the second semester through a written test (grammar, vocabulary, listening, and writing) and an oral test. The linguistics module is assessed through a written test at the end of the second semester.

The final mark is calculated as follows:

50% (of the overall mark) is the practical part,

50% (of the overall mark) is the theory part.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The linguistics module is assessed through a written test (the allotted time is 60 minutes) with open questions and exercises. The practical part is assessed through a written test (grammar, vocabulary and writing) and an oral test.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
24/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Le modalità dell'esame (se in presenza o a distanza) verranno rese note appena possibile.
27/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino Le modalità dell'esame (se in presenza o a distanza) verranno rese note appena possibile.
10/02/2022 11:00 GENOVA Compitino Le modalità dell'esame (se in presenza o a distanza) verranno rese note appena possibile.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance is strongly recommended.