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LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I

CODE 94815
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 1st year of 11161 SCIENZE DELL'AMMINISTRAZIONE E DELLA POLITICA (L-16) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 1st year of 11432 POLITICHE, GOVERNANCE E INFORMAZIONE DELLO SPORT (POGIS)(L-15) - GENOVA
  • 9 cfu during the 3nd year of 11161 SCIENZE DELL'AMMINISTRAZIONE E DELLA POLITICA (L-16) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 1st year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • 8 cfu during the 2nd year of 8768 SCIENZE INTERNAZIONALI E DIPLOMATICHE (L-36) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER Annual
    PREREQUISITES
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES 8772 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION 8776 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION 8776 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION 8776 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2021/2022)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    • INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION 10177 (coorte 2020/2021)
    • LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II 94816
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The module is taught on an annual basis It lasts one year and is divided into 48 hours (8 credits for SID) and 54 hours (9 credits for SAP) in which the study of English (language of politics and diplomacy) will be addressed both at a theoretical and applicative level (analysis of texts).and will be supported by "lettorato" to help students revise grammar and the basic structures of the English language

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The aim of the module is to introduce students to the study of the English language (phonology, morphology, syntax, vocabulary, semantics) as the expression of both a homogeneous culture and a lingua franca of international communication. At the end of the course students will be able to critically read and analyze texts, especially in the sphere of current affairs in order to discuss them with their peers

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Expected exit level at least equivalent to B2 of the CEFR

    PREREQUISITES

    Entry test managed by the University or level B1 certification among those recognized by the University

    TEACHING METHODS

    The module lasts one year and includes lectures and language activities (esercitazioni linguistiche)

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The module introduces students to the language of politics and diplomacy through a theoretical-methodological part followed by the analysis of texts. The teaching will be supported by linguistic exercises aimed at achieving level B2 language skills

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    1) Partington A. & Taylor C. (2018), The Language of Persuasion in Politics: An Introduction, London & New York: Routledge.

    Material uploaded on Aulaweb

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    FRANCESCO PIERINI (President)

    ELENA BOSCHI

    ANDREA CATANZARO (Substitute)

    LARA PICCARDO (Substitute)

    SARAH RUTH SHABABI (Substitute)

    GABRIELLA SONNEWALD (Substitute)

    MANUELE VECCHI (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    September 2022

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written exam: short test based on the exercises carried out during the year

    Oral exam: interview on the characteristics of political and diplomatic discourse with textual analysis of passages studied in class

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Traditional assessment method: mark scale from 18 to 30 cum laude

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    19/12/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    16/01/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    06/02/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    22/05/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    12/06/2023 12:30 GENOVA Orale
    10/07/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    11/09/2023 09:30 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    The teacher communicates with the students through the available platforms, Aulaweb and Teams.

     

    Students with disabilities or other special educational needs are advised to contact both the referent Prof. Aristide Canepa (aristide.canepa@unige.it), and the teacher, at the beginning of the course, to agree on teaching methods. and examinations that, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account individual learning methods and provide suitable compensatory tools.