Textual analysis, contemporary literature and newspaper writing (m) - ANALISI DEL TESTO E SCRITTURA GIORNALISTICA (M) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S000880
Name of lecturer
Arnaldo Soldani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/12 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

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Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Mar 4, 2015  to Apr 18, 2015
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3 from Mar 4, 2015  to Apr 18, 2015
Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.3  

Learning outcomes

providing competences about structural and linguistic analysis of journalistic texts of different origin and destination, as a prerequisite for a professional use of journalistic language.

Syllabus

Prerequisites: notions about the particular characteristics of the Italian language, its history, its joints in the contemporary world, its uses in the world of communication.

Contents of the course: characters, components and trends of journalistic language in Italy, with analysis of journalistic texts.

Bibliography:
R. Gualdo, L’italiano dei giornali, Roma, Carocci, 2007.
L. Serianni, Leggere, scrivere, argomentare. Prove ragionate di scrittura, Bari, Laterza, 2013.
M. Dardano, La lingua dei media, in V. Castronovo – N. Tranfaglia (a cura di), La stampa nell’età della TV. Dagli anni Settanta ad oggi, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 2002, pp. 245-275.
I. Bonomi, La lingua dei quotidiani, in I. Bonomi et alii (a cura di), La lingua italiana e i mass-media, Roma, Carocci, 2003, pp. 127-164.

Teaching methods: frontal lessons.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination. Each student has to submit a written essay that contains a brief analysis of a journalistic text agreed with the teacher.