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Second cycle
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Single cycle
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School of Science
Course unit
SCP5071179, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SC1174, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE 2
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Chemical Sciences
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in MATERIALS SCIENCE

Teacher in charge GIOVANNI MATTEI FIS/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 3.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Notes: Educational objectives :
Assessment of knowledge of scientific english, with the ability to understand scientific texts written and spoken. In particular, it requires students to be able to understand scientific texts written or spoken to a level at least equal to the level B1 of the Council Europe.

Teaching methods :
Working with Collaborators and Linguistic Experts. Individual study.

Content of the training activity:
Tutorials about comprehension of scientific texts combined with a study of the major aspects of English grammar, organized
and supported by the Faculty Collaborators and Linguistic Experts.

Structure of the test of profit:

Description verification profit:
At the beginning of the semester in which the course is inserted, all students will take a test via computer. The CFU will be earned by those placed at or above the B1 level of the Council of Europe. Tutorials are required for those who gets a placement equal to A1 or lower. For those who get an intermediate placement, attendance is recommended but not mandatory.

For those students who possess the recognized certificates such as PET and Trinity Examinations (from grade 5), submission of the original certificate is sufficient to get the CFU.

Teaching aids :
Course materials are collected in lecture notes and are available online.