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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION

CODE 55988
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 4 cfu during the 1st year of 8751 SCIENZE E TECNICHE PSICOLOGICHE (L-24) - GENOVA
  • LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course is designed to help students gain confidence and ability in their reading skills for specialised psychological texts. It uses authentic material taken from a personality theory course at an American university. During the course the students will become acquainted with a new language and register  by studying the lessons of an American professor and will acquire the  necessary skills and ability to read effectively in English as well as learning   specialised academic terms 

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims at giving students familarity with specialised lexis so as to help them understand research articles in English with greater confidence.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Lingua e Traduzione Inglese is a course designed to help students become acquainted and familiar with academic English of a psychological nature. The laboratory work in small groups using authentic material from psychology classes  will enhance the reading skills of the students and consolidate their lexis.

     

    PREREQUISITES

    Students should have a B1 level of English  to be able to tackle with confidence  the articles to be studied. Therefore students without  recent B1 certification  or better should contact me at the beginning of the firs semester.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lessons and   small groups in the laboratory  with access and reference to online material

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    We will be using e texts by Professor George Boeree  which address psychoanalytical, behaviorist, and humanist schools of thought. There will be 2 hour laboratory sessions for all the students in small groups based on these texts with additional material to help reinforce fundamental grammar issues. Students will also  be encouraged to read around the subject in an automonous fashion so as to acquire greater confidence and familiarity with the subjects dealt with.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

     

    E texts from the following link

    http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/perscontents.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    ELIZABETH HELEN COTTON (President)

    JUSTIN ROSENBERG

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Second semester of the academic year  2021/22

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam is written with an eventual oral for attending students whilst non attenders will have both a written and an oral.

    The  written exam consists of comprehension exercises designed to assess the students' familiarity with academic lexis

    An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam.

    There is no mark for this exam only pass or fail.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    A final test at the end of the course.  An example of the written exam will be posted on the online noticeboard. Non attenders should make an appointment to decide on the contents of their exam

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    12/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    12/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    12/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    26/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    26/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    26/01/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    18/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    18/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    18/02/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    31/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    31/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    31/05/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    15/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    15/06/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    06/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    06/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    06/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    20/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    20/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    20/07/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto
    15/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Compitino
    15/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2022 10:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Students with special needs should contact me to clarify any particular requests.

    Foreign students can choose to follow the course in English best suited to their ability and the course  material is all in English