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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 2
SUP3052219, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2012/13

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0603, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE 2
Website of the academic structure http://www.maldura.unipd.it/DISLL/
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge SARA GESUATO L-LIN/12

Mutuating
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LEM0013326 ENGLISH LANGUAGE 2 SARA GESUATO LE0603

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines L-LIN/12 English Language and Translation 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 42 183.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2015
End of activities 12/06/2015
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 1718 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 TENCA EMANUELA (Presidente)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Membro Effettivo)
BUSA' MARIA GRAZIA (Supplente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Supplente)
4 1415 01/10/2014 30/11/2015 GESUATO SARA (Presidente)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Membro Effettivo)
BUSA' MARIA GRAZIA (Supplente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Supplente)
3 1314 01/10/2013 30/11/2014 GESUATO SARA (Presidente)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Membro Effettivo)
BUSA' MARIA GRAZIA (Supplente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Supplente)
2 1516 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 TENCA EMANUELA (Presidente)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Membro Effettivo)
BUSA' MARIA GRAZIA (Supplente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Supplente)
1 1617 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 TENCA EMANUELA (Presidente)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Membro Effettivo)
BUSA' MARIA GRAZIA (Supplente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: a) Solid language skills and linguistic competence at the B1 level. b) No time wasters.
Target skills and knowledge: Consolidation of language skills at the B2 level (Common European Framework for Languages, see http://www.coe.int/t/DG4/Portfolio/?M=/main_pages/levels.html). Development of listening, writing and oral productive skills. Review of grammatical topics.
Examination methods: The exam is divided into various parts:
• written test: a) dictation, b)fill-in-the-blank vocabulary exercise, c) email writing.
• oral test:
- for non-attenders: a)identification, application, explanation and motivation of grammar rules relevant to English phonetics, phonology and morphology (relevant study material: Skandera & Burleigh 2011; Carstairs-McCarthy 2002); b) identification, application, explanation and motivation of grammar rules relevant to the English verb and verb phrase, and comprehension/translation of sentences from/into English (relevant study material: Falinski 2008; Rudzka-Ostyn 2003); c) in pairs: interactional/transactional goal-oriented conversation regarding topics covered and communicative purposes dealt with in class.
- for attenders: a) identification, application, explanation and motivation of grammar rules relevant to the English verb and verb phrase, and comprehension/translation of sentences from/into English (relevant study material: lecture notes, the reading packet on the English verb, material made available during the course; Falinski 2008); b) in pairs: interactional/transactional goal-oriented conversation regarding topics covered and communicative purposes dealt with in class.

NB: A) Students canNOT sit any part of the exam unless they have already registered their first-year English exam. B) Students must pass the written test in full before they can take the oral test. C) Students who pass only part of the written test will have to retake the whole written test. D) Students who pass only part of the oral test will have to retake the whole oral test
Assessment criteria: a) Accuracy, appropriacy, coherence and thoroughness in written text production; b) appropriacy, relevance, richness and variety of content, understandability in oral production; c) precision and thoroughness in motivating the use and application of lexico-grammatical rules
Course unit contents: • Monographic part (Prof. Gesuato, 2nd semester)
The monographic module aims to offer an in-depth analysis of the English verb. The goal is to consolidate students’ grammatical competence and to expand their vocabulary. Specific topics to be covered in class include: structure of the verb phrase, tense, aspect, word order, semantics of phrasal verbs, spelling, morphology and morpho-phonemics of the verb and verb phrase.
• Language development (1st and 2nd semesters)
The practice sessions held by the language expert (CEL) aim to consolidate students’ receptive and productive oral and written skills (in particular listening, pronunciation, dialogic interaction and email writing).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teacher-fronted lessons; practical activities
Additional notes about suggested reading: Course material includes:
- lecture notes, a reading packet (available at Cornucopia Copy Centre, via B. Pellegrino) and material distributed during the course for attending students;
- the material that will made available by the CEL (for attending and non-attending students)
- the texts listed under "Course material"
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Emmerson P., Email English. Oxford: MacMillan, 2013. 2nd edition (obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Skandera Paul, Burleigh Peter, A manual of English phonetics and phonology. Tubingen: Narr Verlag, 2011. seconda edizione (obbligatorio per non-frequentanti) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Falinski J., English verbs. A practical grammar. Padova: Cleup, 2008. (obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Rudzka-Ostyn B., Word power. Phrasal verbs and compounds. A cognitive approach. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003. (capitoli obbligatori: Introduction, 1-6, 8-9, 14-15) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Carstairs-McCarthy Andrew, An introduction to English Morphology. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2002. (obbligatorio per non-frequentanti) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Swan M., English usage. Oxford: OUP, --. (o un'altra grammatica di consultazione; obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Hird J., The complete English grammar book for Italian students. Oxford: OUP, 2010. (o un altro libro di grammatica con esercizi; obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Hornby A. S., Oxford advanced learner's dictionary. Oxford: OUP, 2010. (o un altro dizionario monolingue per apprendenti di livello avanzato; obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Hotimsky F., Guida alla pronuncia inglese. Manuale di fonetica essenziale. Milano: Antonio Vallardi, 2009. (raccomandato) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Hancock M., English pronunciation in use, with CD. Cambridge: CUP, 2003. (raccomandato) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Woolard G., Key words for fluency, Upper-intermediate. --: Thomson Heinle, 2005. (obbligatorio) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Vidori M. A., De Benedittis G., Dicto English (Air), advanced. Milano: Hoepli, 2005. (raccomandato) Cerca nel catalogo
  • "Gesuato Sara", a) "appunti dalle lezioni"; b) dispensa; c) materiale distribuito durante il corso. --: --, --. (obbligatori per frequentanti)