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School of Science
Course unit
SC14105165, A.A. 2018/19

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SC1163, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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 VINCENZO AMENDOLA CHIM/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Language/Final exam NN Undefined/Interdisciplinary 3.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Notes: All the Degree Courses of Science require a knowledge of the English language equal to the B2 level (listening and reading receptive abilities) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe.

Those who already hold a B2 or higher certification can directly request its recognition. All the other students can take the corresponding Language Ability Test (TAL) at the University Language Center, whose passing allows the recognition of the formative credits for the foreign language.

All information on suitability, language testing and accredited certifications are available at

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 B2 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:
Computer test
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 B2 level of the Council of Europe.

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

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

Additional details available here:

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