FILOLOGIA GERMANICA 1
|Anno accademico||2016/2017 Programmi anni precedenti|
|Titolo corso in inglese||GERMANIC PHILOLOGY 1|
|Codice insegnamento||LM0350 (AF:231485 AR:113121)|
|Crediti formativi universitari||12|
|Livello laurea||Laurea magistrale (DM270)|
|Settore scientifico disciplinare||L-FIL-LET/15|
A) a series of lectures on basic topics in historical linguistics (specifically applied to the Germanic languages, and English in particular);
B) discussion of a specific case-study, namely the Middle English romance "The Tale of Gamelyn". This text is part of the "Canterbury Tales" tradition, and is connected with the Robin Hood ballads.
Chapters 1-6 from:
van Gelderen, Elly. 2014. A History of the English Language. Revised edition. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.
Students who do not attend classes are required to study the compulsory bibliography (see above, "Testi di riferimento") and the following book for Part B:
The “Tale of Gamelyn” of the “Canterbury Tales”: An annotated edition. By Nila Vázquez. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009.
The written exam consists in four (4) open questions, and lasts 90 minutes. Open questions allow to test critical thought, as well as the capacity of mastering the subject.
- Knowledge and understanding: checked through content questions;
- Applying knowledge and understanding: checked through practical exercises, such as translations and linguistic manipulations;
- Making judgements: checked through methodological questions;
- Communication skills: checked through open questions (whether students ommunicate their conclusions clearly and unambiguously, as well as the knowledge and rationale underpinning these);
- Learning skills: evaluation of the students' autonomy of judgement.
- CFU sostenibili: RI
- Dispense e materiali di approfondimento e di autovalutazione disponibili online; testi di riferimento in formato e-book