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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
SUP8085281, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
LE0610, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DIALECTOLOGY (ADVANCED)
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge JACOPO GARZONIO L-LIN/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/01 Glottology and Linguistics 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 1920 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 GARZONIO JACOPO (Presidente)
1 1819 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 GARZONIO JACOPO (Presidente)

Assessment criteria: We will evaluate:
a) the ability to critically analyze the phenomena;
b) knowledge and mastery of concepts and appropriate terminology to describe and analyze phenomena;
c) the ability to discuss new data in the light of the studied methods;
d) the ability to organize an efficient data collection from the methodological point of view.
Course unit contents: The course will focus on the following topics:
a) Dialectology as a linguistic science;
b) Grammatical and sociolinguistic aspects of dialectal variation;
c) The Italo-Romance dialectal landscape: classification and linguistic phenomena;
d) Specific phonological and morpho-syntactic phenomena;
e) Methods of data collection in dialectology;
f) Construction of the dialectal questionnaire, choice of informants and submission of the questionnaire;
e) Tools for the study of Italian dialects: studies, atlases, corpora.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: a) Lectures. Frequency is highly recommended;
b) Seminars with reading and commentary of articles on specific linguistic phenomena;
c) Dialectology Laboratory (12 hours) on: creation of questionnaires, choice of informants, submission of the questionnaire, discussion of the collected data.
Additional notes about suggested reading: 1. The powerpoints presented in class, the articles discussed and all other materials will be available on the Moodle page of the Course.
2. On the Moodle page all useful texts for the study of the more specific aspects discussed in class will also be loaded.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)