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ENGLISH LANGUAGE
LINGUA INGLESE

A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 5
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Mirella Albano
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

Biological Sciences (L-13)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
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Learning Objectives

At the end of the course the students will reach the B1 level of the CEFR

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on  matters regularly encountered in study, work, leisure, etc.  Can produce simple connected text on topics which are of personal, study and professional interest.  Can describe experiences, facts, processes  and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions, facts, projects

Program

The course will provide the students with  the tools  to acquire language competence and performative skills in English in the 4  linguistic  abilities at B1 level of the ECRF. Developing language awareness will be a priority and students will acquire the communicative competence to use English for their studies and professional use.

Focus will be put on the Use of English in the subject-specific area of biology and Nutrition

Grammar contents:

Articles;personal and possessive adj and pronouns , present and past tense, present and past continuous, present perfect, present perfect continuous, futures,1st-2nd-3rd conditionals, passive ,prepositions and adverbs, comparatives and superlatives, modals, used, used to. Wquestions, quantifiers, relative clauses, for-since-still-yet; reported speech; Formal and informal structures, sentence manipulation,  word formation, compound sentences, etc.etc.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

1.1.-Read, analyze, summarize, produce simple subject -specific articles

1.2.- Use the subject- specific vocabulary for simple oral and writing production purposes

1.3.- Produce simple  subject-specific  written and oral texts

  In particular, students :

-will have sufficient  grammatical and syntactical competence

-will have sufficient lexical competence , both general and subject specific

- will be able to understand, take notes, analyze, comment  simple general and subject- specific texts

- will be able to communicate in English  and express opinions , points of view, concepts etc.

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

on line


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

On line lessons; Collaborative activities; flipped approach

Modules : revision and consolidation of grammar contents and language abilities

Modules: task-based for study activities

Attendance

highly recommended

Course books

Texts

General English

R. Murphy-Essential Grammar in Use- intermediate-Ed. Cambridge University Press

Reference texts : dictionary Italiano/Inglese-Inglese/Italiano Ed Zanichelli.

English for Specific Purpose

   Title: Career Paths: Nutrition and Dietetics  /Student's Book (with Digibooks App)ISBN: 978-1-4715-7221-0 Level: A1,   A2 &

   B1 Authors: Angela Christaki, Jenny Dooley-  Express publishing

Biology

Title: Career Paths: Environmental Science/Authors: Virginia Evans, Jenny Dooley, Dr. Ellen Blum/Student's Book (with Digibooks App)

ISBN: 978-1-4715-6261-7 Level: A1, A2 & B1

Contacts:

www.expresspublishing.co.uk

daniel@expresspublishing.co.uk

fannie@expresspublishing.co.uk

Johnssonnada@gmail.com

Assessment

Test: multiple choice test; positive outcome for 60% of correct anwers.On line 

The test will be based on grammar content and contents from the texbooks

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

On line lessons; Collaborative activities; flipped approach

Modules : revision and consolidation of grammar contents and language abilities

Modules: task-based for study activities

Attendance

on line

Course books

Texts

General English

R. Murphy-Essential Grammar in Use- intermediate-Ed. Cambridge University Press

Reference texts : dictionary Italiano/Inglese-Inglese/Italiano Ed Zanichelli.

English for Specific Purpose

1.Title: Career Paths: Nutrition and Dietetics  /Student's Book (with Digibooks App)ISBN: 978-1-4715-7221-0 Level: A1,   A2 &

    B1 Authors: Angela Christaki, Jenny Dooley-  Express publishing

2.Title: Career Paths: Environmental Science

Authors: Virginia Evans, Jenny Dooley, Dr. Ellen Blum

Student's Book (with Digibooks App)

ISBN: 978-1-4715-6261-7

Level: A1, A2 & B1

Contacts:

www.expresspublishing.co.uk

daniel@expresspublishing.co.uk

fannie@expresspublishing.co.uk

Johnssonnada@gmail.com

Assessment

Test

Notes

The course encourages collaborative Study 

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