Advanced English for Journalism (s) (2007/2008)

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Course code
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
- - -
Language of instruction
I sem dal Oct 1, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

deepening skills of writing and analysis of journalistic texts in English, with particular reference to news reports and editorials, whose textual and stylistic features will be taken into consideration as linked to their ideological-cultural background.


Contents of the course: The front page (Textual structures of news discourse; Editorials; News reports; Discourse and ideology in the news; Newsmaking and its socio-cultural background; Rhetorical strategies in newspaper language)

Assessment methods and criteria

the evaluation modality will be discussed with students during the course.