|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||L-LIN/12|
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
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
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
Expected exit level at least equivalent to B2 of the CEFR
Entry test managed by the University or level B1 certification among those recognized by the University
The module lasts one year and includes lectures and language activities (esercitazioni linguistiche)
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
1) Partington A. & Taylor C. (2018), The Language of Persuasion in Politics: An Introduction, London & New York: Routledge.
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Office hours: by appointment
FRANCESCO PIERINI (President)
ANDREA CATANZARO (Substitute)
LARA PICCARDO (Substitute)
SARAH RUTH SHABABI (Substitute)
GABRIELLA SONNEWALD (Substitute)
MANUELE VECCHI (Substitute)
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
Traditional assessment method: mark scale from 18 to 30 cum laude
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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.