Pubblicato il 25/02/2024
SECOND SEMESTER: ENGLISH LANGUAGE SYLLABUS FOR STUDENTS OF LITERATURE, HISTORY&PHILOSOPHY
(DOTT.SSA PICELLO A-L, DOTT.SSA BONICELLI, M-Z)
The exam consists of 3 parts: a written exam, an oral assessment by the language assistants and the final monographic exam. Students must pass the written exam and oral assessment before sitting the final monographic exam. Students must also have passed the B1 test.
1) Writing (Language assistants)
Students can choose one of the handouts below, which are available on the course Moodle pages:
E. GLENTON: Academic Writing Skills for the Humanities (Guided writing of academic essays)
F. GEBHARDT: Professional English (Writing a job application - CV, cover letter, personal statement)
ATTENDEES: One 3-hour lesson per week for 5 weeks, with a final short test in week 6. An example of the test can be found on the course Moodle pages. Students can only miss one lesson.
NON-ATTENDEES: Students will sit a written exam during the exam session based on the two handouts, Academic Writing and Professional English. An example of the written exam can be found on the course Moodle pages.
2) Reading and Discussion (Language assistants)
Students choose one of the books below, according to their degree course.
F. GEBHARDT: English for the Arts (Cafoscarina)
G. LUDBROOK: English for History and Philosophy (Cafoscarina)
- Reading comprehension and discussion of texts related to topics about the arts, history, and philosophy.
ATTENDEES: Two 90-minute lessons a week for 5 weeks. Students who attend lessons will have an oral assessment at the end of the course. Students can only miss two lessons.
NON-ATTENDEES: Students choose any 6 texts from the book and summarise them, paying attention to grammar (tenses etc.), lexis and correct pronunciation. The language assistant will choose one of these at the exam.
All marks are kept on a list and are valid for one year.
3) Monographic part (Dott.ssa Bonicelli and Dott.ssa Picello)
Please consult the Profs’ individual Moodle pages.