French (2009/2010)

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Course code
4S00320
Name of lecturer
Paolo Frassi
Coordinator
Paolo Frassi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/04 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION – FRENCH
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 1A, Sem. 1B

Lesson timetable

Sem. 1A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2  
Sem. 1B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 3  
Thursday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall LISSS 2  

Learning outcomes

The course will help students improve, consolidate and further develop their proficiency in French, especially with regards to three basic language skills (reading, listening and speaking).

Syllabus

A. Morphology and syntax. Principles of vocabulary teaching and acquisition.
B. Close reading and linguistic analysis of texts concerning present-day France, especially with regards to psychological and pedagogical issues.
Course prerequisites: preferably B1 (Intermediate) level of competence (according to the European framework).

Bibliography:
G. LUCIANI, Y. GUIRAUD, Grammatica pratica del francese dalla A alla Z, Milano, Hoepli, 2006;
E. LAU (a cura di), L’état de la France. Edition 2007-2008. Société, Culture, Economie, Politique, Territoires, Union européenne, Paris, La Découverte, 2007.

Traditional lectures will be integrated with Internet-based seminars, conferences and language training classes. Multimedia tools (online dictionaries, material, grammars) will be available to students throughout the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam will be an oral examination based on course topics.