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ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
LINGUA E CULTURA INGLESE

A.Y. Credits
2021/2022 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Roberto Salvucci at the end of the lessons
Teaching in foreign languages
Course partially taught in a foreign language
This course is taught partially in Italian and partially in a foreign language. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Communication Sciences (L-20)
Curriculum: PERCORSO COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to enable students to acquire the grammatical, lexical and syntactical foundations of the English language through translation exercises and exercises of a grammatical nature.. At the end of the course the student must be able to:

- translate from Italian to English short phrases of common use

- correctly use the main verb tenses in affirmative, negative and interrogative forms

- correctly use prepositions, adverbs, adjectives, partitives

Program

The course mainly covers the study of:

- prepositions

- adverbs

- comparative and suplerlative adjectives

-partitives

- main verb tenses affermative, negative and interrogative

Bridging Courses

None

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Students must achieve:

1. Knowledge and ability to understand elements of English grammar and translation skills.

1.1. Students shall obtain this knowledge through the attendance of lectures and classroom exercises.

2. Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: through translation skills from Italian of common use short phrases.

2.1. Skills acquired through the classroom development of the exercises in the textbook.

3. Judgment skills: critical reflection on the ability to translate short sentences from Italian to English.

3.1. This judgement will have to be applied in the classroom comparison with the teacher and colleagues, during the exercises and and in the preparation of the final exam.

4. Communication skills: students are called to interact in the classroom through the performance of textbook exercises.

4.1. Ability that is exercised in classroom with the organization of moments of exercise.

5. Learning ability: students are required to adopt a method of application and individual exercise which is both methodical and continuous.

5.1. Ability to be enhanced by the performance, which can also be repetitive, of the exercises present in the textbook.

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

The teaching material made available by the lecturer can be found, together with other supporting activities, inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.ii


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Classroom lectures

Course books

Murphy R., Pallini L., Essential grammar in Use con soluzioni. Cambridge University Press

Assessment

Written text consisting in grammatical exercises and translation of short sentences.

Assessments of excellence: the student’s possession of a good knowledge of the English language.

Discrete evaluations: the student’s possession of a decent knowledge of the English language.

Sufficient evaluations: the student’s possession of a sufficient knowledge of the English language.

Negative evaluations: the student’s possession of an insufficient knowledge of the English language.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Didactics

Individual study

Attendance

Individual exercises of the grammar text

Course books

Murphy R., Pallini L., Essential grammar in Use con soluzioni. Cambridge University Press

Assessment

Written test consisting in grammatical exercises and translation of short sentences

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