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ITALIAN LANGUAGE (FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS) - LONG

CODE 52164
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 10635 ROBOTICS ENGINEERING (LM-32) - GENOVA
  • 5 cfu during the 1st year of 10635 ROBOTICS ENGINEERING (LM-32) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/12
    LANGUAGE Italian (English on demand)
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course aims to provide foreign students with an Italian language competence at A1 level (contact) according to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-language…)

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course allows the student to achieve a sufficient oral and written comprehension of the local language, as well as an introduction to country culture.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student will be able to understand written and oral texts in Italian and to write and speak in Italian according to the criteria described in the CEFR (Common European Framework of References for Languages https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-language…) for A1 level.

    PREREQUISITES

    There are no prerequisites for this course.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course includes 50 hours (5 CFU) during the first semester.

    Learning activities are listed below:

    - Watch some videos

    - Vocabulary and grammar exercises

    - Describe some pictures

    - Brief listening

    - Playful activities

    - Reading/listening and comprehension

    - Progress test

    - Conversation and interaction.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Vocabulary

    Greetings, nationalities, classroom objects, people and school environments, human body parts, hours of the day, hobbies , days of the week, months, jobs, seasons, holidays, weather, dishes and meals, food and drink, types of restaurants,  table setting, clothing, colors, means of transportation, shops, places in the city and sports.

    Communication elements

    Introduce yourself; ask and say name, nationality and age; ask and tell how you are; spelling in Italian; express agreement, disagreement, uncertainty and doubt; ask and say where you work; express an opinion; ask for explanations; describe the human body; order at a bar; ask and say the time; accept or decline an invitation; talk about leisure time; ask and say the date of birth; ask and say what day it is; organise a trip; offer good wishes; ask about and say something that happen in the past; describe a person's character, ask and give directions; talk about your family; order at a restaurant; be able to locate objects; talk about daily habits; shop in a store; talk about past events.

    Grammatical elements

    Alphabet, personal pronouns, pronunciation c and g, formal and informal distinctions, affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences, the gender and number of names and adjectives, masculine and feminine/singular and plural, noun and adjective agreement, cardinal and ordinal numbers, definite and indefinite articles, present tens of regular, irregular and reflective verbs, qualifying adjectives , demonstrative adjectives, possessive adjectives, adverbs of frequency, simple and articulated prepositions, improper prepositions and simple past.

    Reading and understanding a book that you choose

    "Dov'è Yukio?"

    or

    "Amore e Cappuccino"

    You have to understand the story told in the book "Via del Corso A1".

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    T.Marin, P.Diadori, Via del corso A1, Edilingua

     

    You must choose a book to read

    A.De Giuli, C.M.Naddeo, Dov'è Yukio?, Alma Edizioni

    V. Blasi, Amore e cappuccino, Alma Edizioni

     

    Additional material will be provided during the lessons

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA MORANO (President)

    ANTONIO SGORBISSA

    FULVIO MASTROGIOVANNI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Lessons will start on Wednesday 21st September 2022.

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Final written test and oral test

    To be eligible for the oral test, students must pass the written test with a minimum grade of 16/30. The grade obtained in the written test will be averaged with the score obtained on the oral test.

    Online registration is required.

    The written test is based on the lexical, grammatical and communicative topics covered in the textbook "Via del Corso A1".

     

    Written test

    Reading and comprehension of elementary texts

    Grammar exercises

    Vocabulary exercises

    Written composition

    Comprehension questions related to the textbook "Via del Corso A1"

     

    The dictionary is not allowed.

     

    Oral test

    The candidate should be able to introduce himself.

    The candidate should be able to describe an image.

    The candidate should be able to answer some questions related to the chosen reading book "Amore e cappucino" or "Dov'è Yukio?"

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes