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ENGLISH (CIDI) - II YEAR
INGLESE (CIDI) - II ANNO

A.Y.
2022/2023
Language Assistant Email Office hours for students
Francesca Ida Carducci ONLINE TUESDAYS 9:00 LINK: https://uniurb-it.zoom.us/j/83115852248?pwd=bFVDUlhzaDJkcUJhVWJ6ZmZvWktydz09

Assigned to the Degree Course

Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies (LM-37)
Curriculum: COMUNICAZIONE INTERCULTURALE D'IMPRESA
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Learning Objectives

The student:

can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.

Program

TOPICS FOR READING/LISTENING/WATCHING AND DISCUSSION RELATED TO CROSS- CULTURAL RELATIONS, BUSINESS AND COMMERCE

 1° SEMESTER

readings, videos, discussions

- A Letter to Garcia (and the story of Elbert Hubbard)

- cancel culture

- cognitive bias

- storytelling

- conspiracy theories

2° SEMESTER

 readings, videos, discussions

- etiquette in the workplace

- job interviews

- body language

- business models

- multimodality in advertising and communication

- presentation strategies

Throughout the year:

- current events of interest

- cultural aspects of business communication

- business idioms

WRITING PRACTICE

motivational letters

cover letters

CVs

summary writing (skimming and other strategies)

storytelling

GRAMMAR AND USE OF ENGLISH

- Advanced:

punctuation

verbals (gerund and ‘to-infinitive’ phrases)

relative clauses

the articles (omission of the def. article)

prepositions

connectives

parallelism in sentence structure

collocations

reporting verbs

reducing wordiness

vocabulary building

editing

business idioms and sayings/ collocations/ phrasal verbs

using online tools like Grammarly

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

Innovative teaching methods

WIKI ACTIVITIES

FLIPPED LESSONS

Course books

REQUIRED READINGS (BOOKS)

How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age (Dale Carnegie)

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