Advanced English for Journalism (s) (2005/2006)

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Course code
4S01459
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
- - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 3, 2005 al Dec 22, 2005.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at improving the students’ ability to read and write a journalistic text, with special reference to news reports and editorials; the students will be shown how to identify the stylistic and textual features of a newspaper article, bearing in mind the cultural-ideological background against which such article is written.

Syllabus

- Textual structures of news discourse
- Rhetorical strategies in the language of news
- News production processes
- Newsmaking and its socio-cultural background
- Press releases
- TV news
- Reports and editorials

Assessment methods and criteria

The structure of the exam will be decided with the students during the course.