Advanced English for Journalism (m) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S02366
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Location
VERONA
Period
Secondo semestre dal Feb 23, 2009 al May 30, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Secondo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at improving the students’ ability to analyze and produce a journalistic piece in its different actualizations, be it a written text or an instance of broadcast journalism; the students will be shown how to identify and reproduce the stylistic and textual features of journalistic texts, bearing in mind the cultural-ideological background against which a report, a feature or a commentary is set.

Syllabus

Pre-requisites:
Entry level required: C1 (advanced), according to the European framework.

Programme:
 History of journalism: the basics
 News reporting
 Writing news reports
 Court reporting
 Feature articles
 Subediting
 Writing feature articles
 Interviewing
 Broadcast journalism
 Media law
 Professional ethics
 Ideology in the news

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be both written and oral. Students should attend at least two thirds of the lessons.