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Prerequisites (for future units)
French Language Level B1
The object of the course is the systematic study of French in its phonological, morphological, syntactical and lexical dimensions. It also aims at developing students’ spoken and written competence with a special attention to politics, economics and law discourse.
At the end of the course, students will have acquired a level B1 competence in French, which will allow them to engage in professional activities thanks to basic linguistic competence and their ability to communicate information, suggest solutions for problems and/or to continue their university career. Students will have a sufficient linguistic repertoire to explain a concept’s main points and to express opinions on abstract and cultural topics. Students will be able to express themselves clearly, albeit with errors, and to relate simple and sequential events.
Students will also be able to understand and comment in a simple manner texts related to francophone countries international politics and to contextualize them.
Students should know basic metalinguistic terminology, have history, geography and society basic notions, and know the organization of society and its political structures.
Presential lessons with Aulaweb support. Team based learning.
Students are also invited to use the following online course to improve their language competence:
B1: link to the course: https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=32 access key: dispoLCIFRB1_2020
Due to possible anti-Covid restrictions, the course may be taught entirely or partially online.
See Italian section
Further bibliographical references will be given during the course. Students can refer to Aulaweb for information on lesson notes, bibliography.
Course: through the reading and anlysis of essays and articles, the course will deal with the subject of French colonisation, more specifically on the recent question of “déboulonnage des statues”.
This course is connected to the “MemWar. Memorie delle guerre e dei traumi del XX secolo” research project (https://memwarunige.hypotheses.org/). Students are invited to take part in the theatre workshop (for information see https://corsi.unige.it/8740/news/5566-laboratorio-teatrale-narramondo-per-progetto-memwar).
Practical exercices: development of French B1 competences thorough practical exercices (grammar, lexicon, text reading).
Office hours: Wednesday from 10 am to 12 pm on Teams.
VALERIE EMMA OZZA (President)
ISABELLA PESCE (President Substitute)
Annual courseTimetable available on EasyAcademy.
Lessons will start in the middle of October
Theoretical module: final oral examination will deal with subjects dealt with during the course. Non attending students may refer to Aulaweb instructions and material.
Attenzione: le modalità d’esame potranno essere adattate alle condizioni imposte dalle norme di sicurezza anti-Covid e potranno subire variazioni.
Due to possible anti-Covid restrictions, exams may be entirely or partially online.
The written exam will assess the level of linguistic competence. The oral exam will assess the level of spoken language competence and also the students’ ability to organize contents and to establish links between different subjects and contexts. The final evaluation is given on 30.
mid-course exam: 25%
final written exam: 25%
oral exam: 50%
final written exam: 50%
oral exam: 50%
The inscription to Aulaweb is compulsory both for students who attend lessons and for those who cannot attend them. The inscription to the exams is compulsory and available up to 3 working days before the exam (if not otherwise specified).