Scheda programma d'esame
LABORATORIO DI LINGUA INGLESE B
GLORIA CAPPELLI
Anno accademico2017/18
CdSFILOLOGIA E STORIA DELL'ANTICHITA'
Codice1176L
CFU9
PeriodoPrimo semestre

ModuliSettoreTipoOreDocente/i
LABORATORIO DI LINGUA INGLESE BL-LIN/12LABORATORI54
GLORIA CAPPELLI unimap
Obiettivi di apprendimento
Learning outcomes
Conoscenze

The recommended entry proficiency level in English is B1. At the end of the course, students must prove to have reached the B1+ level.

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

  • read and understand the main points in academic texts in the humanities (e.g. journal articles, text books, specialized magazines)
  • write a short abstract
  • prepare slides for presentations
  • give simple oral presentations on specific topics in the Humanities

 

Knowledge

The recommended entry proficiency level in English is B1. At the end of the course, students must prove to have reached the B1+ level.

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

  • read and understand the main points in academic texts in the humanities (e.g. journal articles, text books, specialized magazines)
  • write a short abstract
  • prepare slides for presentations
  • give simple oral presentations on specific topics in the Humanities

 

Modalità di verifica delle conoscenze

The exam is identical for both attending and non—attending students. All information about the exam format and contents is provided online on Moodle. 

There are no prerequisites. However, a solid entry B1 proficiency level is recommended.

In order to be admitted to the exam, students must sign up for it on the dedicated portal before the deadline. Students who do not comply with the sign-up regulations will not be allowed to take the test.

The final exam consists in:
1) a written test (multiple choice questions and writing task). After this test, students must complete the exam within 12 months.

 2) an oral test. In order to take this test, students must have obtained a positive results in the computerized test (B1+).

Assessment criteria of knowledge

The exam is identical for both attending and non—attending students. All information about the exam format and contents is provided online on Moodle. 

There are no prerequisites. However, a solid entry B1 proficiency level is recommended.

In order to be admitted to the exam, students must sign up for it on the dedicated portal before the deadline. Students who do not comply with the sign-up regulations will not be allowed to take the test.

The final exam consists in:
1) a written test (multiple choice questions and writing task). After this test, students must complete the exam within 12 months.

 2) an oral test. In order to take this test, students must have obtained a positive results in the computerized test (B1+).

Capacità

By the end of the course, students will be able to identify the structure of academic texts such as abstracts and short essays and to write simple but well-structured academic texts (e.g. abstracts, powerpoint presentations). The course will focus on aspects of English grammar and vocabulary suitable for academic written and spoken communication at a B1+ level of the CEFR.

Skills

By the end of the course, students will be able to identify the structure of academic texts such as abstracts and short essays and to write simple but well-structured academic texts (e.g. abstracts, powerpoint presentations). The course will focus on aspects of English grammar and vocabulary suitable for academic written and spoken communication at a B1+ level of the CEFR.

Modalità di verifica delle capacità

Attendance is recommended. The course will be held in the form of a hands-on workshop, with activities on authentic academic texts from some of the major international academic journals in the field of Italian Studies, Classics and the Humanities. 

Assessment criteria of skills

Attendance is recommended. The course will be held in the form of a hands-on workshop, with activities on authentic academic texts from some of the major international academic journals in the field of Italian Studies, Classics and the Humanities. 

Comportamenti

Students will be able to discuss and defend their arguments in an academic context. 

Students will be able to write a simple abstract. 

Students will be able to prepare a powerpoint presentation. 

Behaviors

Students will be able to discuss and defend their arguments in an academic context. 

Students will be able to write a simple abstract. 

Students will be able to prepare a powerpoint presentation. 

Modalità di verifica dei comportamenti

The newly acquired skills will be assessed through group work and interactive activities throughout the course. 

Assessment criteria of behaviors

The newly acquired skills will be assessed through group work and interactive activities throughout the course. 

Prerequisiti (conoscenze iniziali)

A solid B1 level is recommended as the entry level. An entry level test will be administered at the beginning of the course. 

Prerequisites

A solid B1 level is recommended as the entry level. An entry level test will be administered at the beginning of the course. 

Corequisiti

The course is made up of two parts: 54 hours of class work with Dr. Cappelli and 80 hours of class work with a English speaking instructor  (Collaboratore ed Esperto Linguistico madrelingua - CEL).

Before the beginning of the course, participants will be asked to take a placement test to assess their initial level of proficiency in English. The date of the placement test will be announced closer to the start of the course. All students who intend to take the course of “Laboratorio di Lingua inglese B” for the first time are required to sit the placamento test, regardless of their intention to attend the lessons. A notice will be posted closer to the date of the placement test with instructions to sign up for the test.

The language course with the English speaking instructor (2 lessons per week) will start in September and will last until the end of May (40 hours in the fall term and 40 hours in the spring term). The course is shared by the students enrolled in the program of Digital Humanities (Informatica Umanistica). We recommend that students with an initial level of English lower than the B1 level of English (CEFR) attend the full language course (80 hours).  All students, regardless of their initial level must attend at least the first 40 hours of language instruction (“lettorato”).

The course with Dr. Cappelli (three lessons per week) will be held in the Fall Term (September-December). 

Co-requisites

The course is made up of two parts: 54 hours of class work with Dr. Cappelli and 80 hours of class work with a English speaking instructor  (Collaboratore ed Esperto Linguistico madrelingua - CEL).

Before the beginning of the course, participants will be asked to take a placement test to assess their initial level of proficiency in English. The date of the placement test will be announced closer to the start of the course. All students who intend to take the course of “Laboratorio di Lingua inglese B” for the first time are required to sit the placamento test, regardless of their intention to attend the lessons. A notice will be posted closer to the date of the placement test with instructions to sign up for the test.

The language course with the English speaking instructor (2 lessons per week) will start in September and will last until the end of May (40 hours in the fall term and 40 hours in the spring term). The course is shared by the students enrolled in the program of Digital Humanities (Informatica Umanistica). We recommend that students with an initial level of English lower than the B1 level of English (CEFR) attend the full language course (80 hours).  All students, regardless of their initial level must attend at least the first 40 hours of language instruction (“lettorato”).

The course with Dr. Cappelli (three lessons per week) will be held in the Fall Term (September-December). 

Indicazioni metodologiche

The course is organized as a hands-on workshop. Students will work on authentic academic texts taken from international journals and specialized magazines/programs in the fields of the Humanities, Classics and Italian Studies. 

Teaching methods

The course is organized as a hands-on workshop. Students will work on authentic academic texts taken from international journals and specialized magazines/programs in the fields of the Humanities, Classics and Italian Studies. 

Programma (contenuti dell'insegnamento)

The course will focus on Academic English reading comprehension and writing. Students will work on short essays and abstracts, power point conference presentations and general conversation about topics of interest in the humanities. 

Syllabus

The course will focus on Academic English reading comprehension and writing. Students will work on short essays and abstracts, power point conference presentations and general conversation about topics of interest in the humanities. 

Bibliografia e materiale didattico

Keynote Intermediate, Student's Book, 2016, Cengage Learning, ISBN 978-1305880610 

English for Academics, CUP 

Some of the materials for the course will be made available by the teacher in the form of a printable handout. 

Bibliography

Keynote Intermediate, Student's Book, 2016, Cengage Learning, ISBN 978-1305880610 

English for Academics, CUP 

Some of the materials for the course will be made available by the teacher in the form of a printable handout. 

Indicazioni per non frequentanti

The exam is identical for attending and non-attending students. Attendance is highly recommended. 

Non-attending students info

The exam is identical for attending and non-attending students. Attendance is highly recommended. 

Modalità d'esame

The final exam consists in:
1) a written test (multiple choice questions and writing task). After this test, students must complete the exam within 12 months.

 2) an oral test. In order to take this test, students must have obtained a positive results in the computerized test (B1+).

Assessment methods

The final exam consists in:
1) a written test (multiple choice questions and writing task). After this test, students must complete the exam within 12 months.

 2) an oral test. In order to take this test, students must have obtained a positive results in the computerized test (B1+).

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