LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING

Academic year 2016/2017 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title GLOTTODIDATTICA
Course code LT0140 (AF:232727 AR:117785)
Modality Frontal Lesson
ECTS credits 6
Subdivision Class 3
Degree level Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code L-LIN/02
Period 2nd Semester
Course year 1
Where VENEZIA
Course objectives
Class 3 P-Z

Knowledge and understanding
The student will acquire basic knowledge and understanding regarding: underlying theoretical principles of language teaching; theories of language acquisition; historical development of language teaching; culture in the teaching of languages.

Skills/competences
The student will acquire the skills to: make connections between theory and its implications for practice; analyze teaching materials; elaborate exercises and tasks for a given group with specific needs; analyze a situation for language teaching intervention.


Pre-requirements
Class 3 P-Z

none
Contents
Class 3 P-Z

- the notion of communicative competence
- language aptitude and attitude
- teaching and learning grammar and lexis
- developing language skills
- technology and learning/teaching languages
- learning/teaching how to read literary texts
- intercultural communication
A videocourse - MEAL - in the 'studia con noi' section of the university website summarizes the contents above.
Referral texts
BALBONI P.E., "Le sfide di Babele", new edition 2015, Torino, Utet Università

If the student wants to encrease his or her mark, it is possible to write a paper about one of the following books in Italian, or other books in otehr languages, according to personal interests.
Italian books:
-BALBONI, P.E., 2014, Didattica dell’italiano come lingua seconda e straniera, Torino, Bonacci-Loescher
- BALBONI P.E., Fare Educazione Linguistica, Torino, Utet Universita, 2013 edition
- CAON F., SERRAGIOTTO G (a cura di), Tecnologia e didattica delle lingue, Torno, Utet Università, 2012
- CARDONA M., Il ruolo della memoria nell'apprendimento delle lingue, Torino, Utet Università
- DALOISO M., La lingua straniera nella scuola dell'infanzia, Torino, Utet Università, 2011
- SERRAGIOTTO G., Dalle microlingue disciplinari al CLIL, Torino, Utet Università, 2014
- SERRAGIOTO G., La valutazione degli apprendimenti linguistici, Bonacci-Loescher, 2016

Type of exam
written
Assessment methods
Class 3 P-Z

EXAMS
Written exam: multiple choices and open questions based on "Le sfide di Babele". This test gives 30 points.
A paper (to be delivered by mail before the exam about one of the volumes in the second part of the bibliography, or about any other topic decided with the teacher's supervision, may be added by students wanting to encrease the final note. The paper deals first with the topic of the volume, summarizing it; then it provides personal opinions about the volume and the topic. Please don't exceed 10 pages, 50% for the summary section and 50% for the personal comment.
The paper gives 0, 1 or 2 points.
Teaching methods
Class 3 P-Z

Lectures, on line, pair and group work.
Teaching language
Italian
Other
Class 3 P-Z

EXAMS
Written exam: multiple choices and open questions based on "Le sfide di Babele". This test gives 30 points.
A paper (to be delivered by mail before the exam about one of the volumes in the second part of the bibliography, or about any other topic decided with the teacher's supervision, may be added by students wanting to encrease the final note. The paper deals first with the topic of the volume, summarizing it; then it provides personal opinions about the volume and the topic. Please don't exceed 10 pages, 50% for the summary section and 50% for the personal comment.
The paper gives 0, 1 or 2 points.
Sustainability
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 6
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • Use of virtual forum, blog or wiki
  • E-learning, moodle platforms
  • Use of open-source software