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ENGLISH FOREIGN LANGUAGE LABORATORY

CODE 90196
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 1 credit during the 1st year of 8750 PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION (L-19) GENOVA
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The laboratory, which consists of 25 hours of individual study, has the dual objectives of consolidating students’ English skills and helping them prepare for the Lingua Inglese (66937) exam.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Individual study using grammar websites in order to allow students to acquire and improve basic language skills and express themselves in authentic English.

TEACHING METHODS

This English course is aimed at false beginner/pre-intermediate level (A2-B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).  Work in the classroom will be conducted individually using specific websites, with input from the teacher coaching students one-to-one so as to deal with their specific problems.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The laboratory is aimed at providing students with as broad and complete a base as possible.  Exercises are carried out to strengthen the main language skills.  The goals are to enable the student to gain and consolidate a working knowledge of English and to ensure that they are ready to tackle the Lingua Inglese (66937) exam.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

There is no set text as this laboratory entails the use of language websites.  However, false beginners and others with particular problems in English are advised to purchase the following book of grammar rules and exercises:  Raymond Murphy, “Essential Grammar in Use”, Cambridge University Press (available online – e.g. Amazon.it – or at the faculty bookshop).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ELIZABETH HELEN COTTON (President)

JUSTIN ROSENBERG (President)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

This English course is aimed at false beginner/pre-intermediate level (A2-B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).  Work in the classroom will be conducted individually using specific websites, with input from the teacher coaching students one-to-one so as to deal with their specific problems.

LESSONS START

End of September 2017

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

There is no exam for this laboratory.  However, at the request of students, an end-of-course test can be arranged so that each individual can monitor their progress.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
12/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
26/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
26/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
16/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
16/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
25/05/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
25/05/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
08/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
08/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
22/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
22/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
06/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
06/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
07/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
07/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
21/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
21/09/2018 10:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Minimum compulsory attendance:  20 hours of work in the laboratory.  The other 5 hours will be done at home and this work will be assigned in the classroom.

The work will be done individually, i.e. one computer per student.  Group or pair work is not allowed.