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ENGLISH LANGUAGE
LINGUA INGLESE

English in Psychology
English in Psychology

A.Y. Credits
2017/2018 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Marie Ines Calajoe Monday 11.00 - 12.00
Teaching in foreign languages
Course entirely taught in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in a foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Psychology - Sciences and Techniques (L-24)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course proposes to provide students with lexical, syntactic, phonological and prosodic skills useful for dictations, understanding, translating, reading and discussing an authentic text on psychology in English.

Program

i.  Morphology and syntax of a sentence - 4 lessons (4 hours)

ii.  Lexicon specific for psychology - 4 lessons (4 hours)

iii.  Text analysis - 8 lessons (8 hours)

iv.            Translation - 8 lessons (16 hours)

v.  Discussions on psychology - 8 lessons (16 hours) 

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

    In relation to the English language the student must prove to have acquired:

-  The basic language skills and knowledge.

-       An understanding of the fundamental concepts in the field of psychology.

-  To be able to use the knowledge and concepts in order to reason and hold discussions about psychology.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

· Practice and exercises will be held by Professor Patricia Barzotti

· Remedial courses (optional) for basic grammar will be given by Professor Patricia Barzotti

Note: Additional material, program and exam information will be available under the professors name on the Blended learning/Moodle platform.  


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures and interactive lessons

Attendance

Attendance is not obligatory.

Course books

Catani E., (a cura di), A New Companion to English Grammar, QuattroVenti, Urbino, 2006 (con CD).

Catani E., A Translation Companion to Education and Psychology, QuattroVenti, Urbino,1999 (con CD)

Recommended text:

Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (con CD)

Assessment

Written exam: Translation (one hour) and dictation (one sitting per session) and Oral exam (two sittings per session).

For the oral exam the student must choose 15 readings from the text, A New Companion to English Grammar, QuattroVenti, Urbino, 2006 (with CD).

The student will be expected to:

i)   read the text chosen with proper pronunciation.

ii)   discuss the arguments of the chosen texts.

iii) answer questions about the grammatical content of the chosen texts.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

The exam requirements and study material are the same for non-attending students.

Attendance

Attendance is not obligatory.

Course books

Catani E., (a cura di), A New Companion to English Grammar, QuattroVenti, Urbino, 2006 (con CD).

Catani E., A Translation Companion to Education and Psychology, QuattroVenti, Urbino,1999 (con CD)

Recommended text:

Raymond Murphy, English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (con CD)

Assessment

Written exam: Translation and dictation (one sitting per session) and Oral exam (two sittings per session).

Notes

Practice and exercises will be held by Professor Patricia Barzotti

 Remedial courses (optional) for basic grammar will be given by Professor Patricia Barzotti

Note: Additional material, program and exam information will be available under the professors name on the Blended learning/Moodle platform.  

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