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CODE 102406
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-LIN/12
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The English B1 course is aimed at revising grammar and lexical structures at B1 one level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)* which students acquire at Secondary School.

The English B1 course is an online one and can be accessed at the following URL https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

*The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) describes what a learner is supposed to be able to do in a foreign language.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The online module is aimed at improving English listening and reading skills at the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

B1 - Threshold or Intermediate 

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans

TEACHING METHODS

The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The online English B1 course is available at https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/ and it is made of 4 modules. The first three are exercises, activities and grammar focuses aimed at revising B1 level skills and abilities that learners should have already learnt. Module 4 is split in 3 sections and each is a mock test allowing students to practice exam exercises and activities. 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO BAGLI (President)

CRISTIANO BROCCIAS

LAURA SANTINI (President Substitute)

ELISABETTA ZURRU (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course is available at any time during the academic year at the following URL The online English B1 course is a self-directed learning - available at  https://clire.aulaweb.unige.it/

Class schedule

ENGLISH LANGUAGE 1

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The English B1 exam is a Pc-based test scheduled as other exam in the summer, autumn and winter exam session on https://cla.aulaweb.unige.it/.

The list below shows the English B1 exam activities as they appear in the official test.

  • PET Reading Part 5 (10 questions)
  • PET Reading Part 1 (5 questions)
  • PET Writing Part 1 (5 sentences to complete)
  • gap-fill exercise (5 sentences to complete choosing from 3 options)
  • PET Reading Part 4 (5 questions)
  • PET Listening Part 2 (3 questions)

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The English B1 PC-based exam test B1 language skills and abilities. The exercises are similar in typologies to those offered for practice in Module 4 of the online course.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
08/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto | IT | Questo appello d'esame NON è aperto alle matricole a.a. 2021-2022. Si prega di cancellare la propria prenotazione. | EN | This exam sitting is NOT available to newly enrolled students. Please cancel your booking if you signed up. _________ | EN | Due to Covid-19 restrictive measures, the exam may be held in remote mode (Aulaweb/Teams). Enrolment must be completed 10 days before the exam sitting date. | IT | In ottemperanza alle normative Covid-19, l'esame potrebbe tenersi in modalità remota (Aulaweb/Teams). L'iscrizione all'appello deve essere completata 10 giorni prima della data fissata per l'esame.
06/06/2023 11:00 GENOVA Scritto English B2 exam for Physics students 4:00 p.m. in Aula CLAT (Albergo dei Poveri) Please sign up for the exam at least 10 days before the exam date to allow for a better organization of the exam. Students can sit the exam only after having completed the online course B2. Second-year students who have an outdated certifications of English B2 (or above) may sit the exam without having completed the course. Please upload the certification online and send an email to the Professor's email address.
29/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto | IT | Questo appello d'esame NON è aperto alle matricole a.a. 2021-2022. Si prega di cancellare la propria prenotazione. | EN | This exam sitting is NOT available to newly enrolled students. Please cancel your booking if you signed up. _________ | EN | Due to Covid-19 restrictive measures, the exam may be held in remote mode (Aulaweb/Teams). Enrolment must be completed 10 days before the exam sitting date. | IT | In ottemperanza alle normative Covid-19, l'esame potrebbe tenersi in modalità remota (Aulaweb/Teams). L'iscrizione all'appello deve essere completata 10 giorni prima della data fissata per l'esame.
05/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto English B2 exam for Physics students 11:00 a.m. in Aula CLAT (Albergo dei Poveri) Please sign up for the exam at least 10 days before the exam date to allow for a better organization of the exam. Students can sit the exam only after having completed the online course B2. Second-year students who have an outdated certifications of English B2 (or above) may sit the exam without having completed the course. Please upload the certification online and send an email to the Professor's email address.
06/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto L'iscrizione all'esame si chiude 10 giorni prima la data. Please sign up for the exam at least 10 days before the date of the exam.
25/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
16/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Le iscrizioni all'esame si chiudono 10 giorni prima dell'appello. L'esame sarà in Aula CLAT all'Albergo dei Poveri. You can enrol until 10 days before the exam sitting. The exam is in Aula CLAT at the Albergo dei Poveri.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please refer to the teacher's personal webpage