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INGLESE (LIN-OC) - C1 - GROUP B - PART 1
INGLESE (LIN-OC) - C1 - GRUPPO B - PARTE 1

A.Y.
2019/2020
Language Assistant Email Office hours for students
Francesca Ida Carducci Mondays from 12.00 to 1:00 during lesson periods (CLA) or on appointment

Assigned to the Degree Course

Foreign Languages and Cultures (L-11)
Curriculum: LINGUISTICO CULTURALE OCCIDENTALE
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  •  understand a wide range of demanding, longer clauses, and recognize implicit meaning.
  • express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  •  use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  •  produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Program

In fase di completamento

 1st Semester

Introduction to the course

The ‘dispensa’

- Ice breaker activity

Topics (accompanied by exercises)

Part 1: Composition writing:  Problem – Solution compositions – Exam practice

 Translation Practice : Italian English (throughout the course)

Common errors/ mistakes to avoid (from students’ work)

 Reading Comprehension / Videos & vocabulary exercises (Current event topics) – Followed by discussion

Verbals:

Gerunds, gerund phrases (position, part of speech, punctuation)

To infinitive/ to infinitive phrases (position, part of speech, punctuation)

 Parallelism in sentence structure- ‘fixing’ unparallel sentences

The Comma (advanced)

Paragraph division

Punctuation (comma, semi-colon, colon, full stop)

Restrictive vs. non restrictive clauses

Vocabulary building – (ex. word formation charts, academic vocabulary)

Connectives (linking words)

 Modals (common mistakes)

Conditionals and mixed conditionals

 Collocations (advanced- binomial/trinomial- strong collocations)

Quantifiers

 Each vs. every

Subject-verb agreement (parts of a whole, collective nouns, etc.)

Techniques to reduce wordiness- writing succinct sentences

Phrasal verbs (formal vs. informal register – one word equivalents to build academic vocabulary)

2° Semester

Part 2.  Composition writing: Pro and con compositions- Exam practice

Story Telling (In preparation for orals)

Part 3: Composition writing. Compare and contrast compositions – exam practice

Position of adverbs

Position of prepositional phrases (and punctuation)

 Inversion

Collocations

 Brief review of verb tenses – common problems/ errors/ in storytelling

Use of the definite and indefinite articles

Part 4: Opinion compositions- exam practice

 Commonly confused words (job vs. work/ travel vs. trip /etc.)

 Formulating questions (practice throughout the course)

Dangling and misplaced modifiers

* Video and audio materials wil be used throughout the course (accompanied by exercises)

Teaching Material

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

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