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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Course unit
ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION 2
SUP6076721, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
LE0613, Degree course structure A.Y. 2018/19, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION 2
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scienzeumane/course/view.php?idnumber=2019-LE0613-000ZZ-2018-SUP6076721-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
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 EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Lecturers
Teacher in charge KATHERINE ACKERLEY L-LIN/12

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/12 English Language and Translation 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd 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 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2018 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 1920 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 ACKERLEY KATHERINE (Presidente)
DALZIEL FIONA CLARE (Membro Effettivo)
MUSACCHIO MARIA TERESA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: C1 level language skills and consolidated metalinguistic awareness.
Target skills and knowledge: 1. Spoken English: theory and practice
This module aims to develop students' knowledge of theoretical and pratical aspects of spoken English.
2. Seminars and workshops.
Examination methods: Written: Written paper based on one of the topics covered during the course.
Short answer questions based on course content.
Oral: Academic presentation of one of the topics covered in the course.

Students who attend lessons may choose to be assessed on their coursework.
Assessment criteria: For the written paper, assessment will be based on content and elements of academic writing.
For the short answer questions, assessment will be based on knowledge and understanding of course content.
For the academic presentation: content, pronunciation and intonation, presentation strategies.
Students will also be assessed on their ability to answer questions based on their presentation.

Detailed criteria for the two parts of the exam will be provided during the course.
Course unit contents: Lessons will focus on: pronunciation and intonation; grammatical features of spoken English; communication strategies in different spoken registers; English as a lingua franca; strategies for teaching spoken English; language in films; the use of corpora to analyse spoken English; presentation skills.

Authentic audio and video texts will be used, as will extracts from films.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course combines theory with practice, through interactive lecturing and seminar activities. The active participation of all members of the class in groupwork and discussions is essential.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Indications for course materials will be provided in Moodle. Resources will be made available in Moodle
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory
  • Interactive lecturing
  • Working in group
  • Flipped classroom
  • Peer feedback
  • Peer assessment
  • Active quizzes for Concept Verification Tests and class discussions
  • Video shooting made by the teacher/the students
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)
  • Students peer review

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Top Hat (active quiz, quiz)