Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo / Portale Web di Ateneo


Language Assistant Email Office hours for students
Lucia Vedovi By appointment

Assigned to the Degree Course

Modern Languages and Cultures (L-11)
Curriculum: AZIENDALE
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Learning Objectives

Independent level

The CEFRL specifies the following:

  • Is able to understand the main points of clear texts in standard language if they are about topics with which they are familiar, whether in work, study or leisure contexts.
  • Can cope with most of the situations that might arise on a trip to areas where the language is used.
  • Is able to produce simple, coherent texts about topics with which they are familiar or in which they have a personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences, events, wishes and aspirations, as well as briefly justifying opinions or explaining plans.




This course is designed to help students improve their communication skills, with particular attention to listening, through the use of videos and discussions based on topics taken from the book (KEYNOTE intermediate student’s book) and the business world. We will learn commercial expressions and vocabulary and review grammatical structures.

First year students (B1) do NOT have to purchase a book for the listening test. The material for this exam will be provided in the classroom and on Blended Learning.

Attending class is optional, but it is important to improve your English skills. Active language skills such as listening and speaking require constant practice and exposure.

The exam simulations that address the specific topics of the final exam will be held at the end of each semester and from these you can see exactly how the final exam is carried out.

There is also self-study material at the Centro Linguistico Ateneo on Via Budassi. An identity card and B1 listening materials can be obtained from the secretary for the listening lab.

As for the exams, we will cover all the topics of the book, which will also be used as a basis for the final listening exam and the oral exam.

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

Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Course books

Course books

Business Partner B1 Pearson FT Publishing (libro arancione - si compra a Libreria Moderna in Urbino).

Murphy Grammar in Use V edizione (libro blu - livello intermedio)


The first opportunity that students have to take the language exams (oral, written, listening) is in May/June (every year). The other sessions (in August/September and in December/January) are ONLY FOR STUDENTS WHO STILL HAVEN'T PASSED THE EXAMS. You are not allowed to take the exams just because you think you are ready, you must wait until the next May. After you have finished all of you language exams (oral, writting, listening and monografico) must "verbalizzare" your final mark for English 1 with Prof.ssa Enrica Rossi.

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