ENGLISH FOR PSYCHOLOGY

First cycle degree in SOCIAL AND WORK PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: LENA MAGDALEN EDWARD

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 5


Syllabus
Prerequisites: An introductory-intermediate knowledge of the English language equal to the B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Examination methods: The final exam will be completed online at the University of Padua with a duration of 75 minutes. The structure is as follows; a) Use of English;b) Comprehension;c) Close passages; d)short summary ; e) analysis of a scientific articlel(unknown passage)
Except for Parts (d) & (e) the rest of the questions are multiple-choice types.

Mock exam and exam details are available on Moodle of The School of Psychology.
Course unit contents: The course is aimed at helping students develop their reading ,comprehension and speaking strategies
They will be given the necessary knowledge of grammar, syntax, vocabulary and discourse analysis.
The course will also focus on both the language of communication with explanations of words and grammatical structures typical of academic use, as well as reading and analysis of sectoral texts in English,with emphasis on morphosyntactic structures and complex study of the lexicon.
Each lesson will present one topic from the course book and the skills that are necessary to work with related texts, as well as exercises with the aim of consolidating the notions acquired during the lesson.