Studying at the University of Verona

A.A. 2017/2018

Academic calendar

Il calendario accademico riporta le scadenze, gli adempimenti e i periodi rilevanti per la componente studentesca, personale docente e personale dell'Università. Sono inoltre indicate le festività e le chiusure ufficiali dell'Ateneo.
L’anno accademico inizia il 1° ottobre e termina il 30 settembre dell'anno successivo.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates. .

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
First half of Semester 1 Sep 25, 2017 Nov 11, 2017
Second half of Semester 1 Nov 13, 2017 Jan 20, 2018
First half of Semester 2 Feb 26, 2018 Apr 21, 2018
Second half of Semester 2 Apr 23, 2018 Jun 9, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esame invernale Jan 22, 2018 Feb 24, 2018
Sessione d'esame estiva Jun 11, 2018 Jul 28, 2018
Sessione d'esame autunnale Aug 27, 2018 Sep 22, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 16, 2018 Jul 21, 2018
Sessione autunnale Nov 12, 2018 Nov 17, 2018
Sessione invernale Apr 1, 2019 Apr 6, 2019
Holidays
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Immaculate Conception Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
Christmas break Dec 22, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Patron Saint Day May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
Republic Day Jun 2, 2018 Jun 2, 2018
Summer break Aug 13, 2018 Aug 18, 2018

Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F G M P S T U V Z

Barbierato Federico

federico.barbierato@univr.it 045 802 8351

Bernini Lorenzo

lorenzo.bernini@univr.it +39 045 8028687

Boscaini Maurizio

maurizio.boscaini@univr.it

Brunetti Simona

simona.brunetti@univr.it +39 045802 8575

Caleffi Paola Maria

paolamaria.caleffi@univr.it

Calvi Lisanna

lisanna.calvi@univr.it +39 045 802 8673

Camurri Renato

renato.camurri@univr.it +39 045 802 8635

Cavaleri Mattia

mattia.cavaleri@univr.it +39 045 8015017

Ceschi Andrea

andrea.ceschi@univr.it +39 045 802 8137

Cubico Serena

serena.cubico@univr.it 045 802 8132

Dalla Preda Mila

mila.dallapreda@univr.it

Delfitto Denis

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Formiga Federica

federica.formiga@univr.it 045802 8123

Gallo Claudio

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Giumelli Riccardo

riccardo.giumelli@univr.it

Grossato Elisa

elisa.grossato@univr.it +39 045802 8647

Magagnino Mario

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Mastrocinque Attilio

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Migliorati Lorenzo

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Paini Anna Maria

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Pernigo Giuseppe

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Poggi Davide

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Sandrini Giuseppe

giuseppe.sandrini@univr.it 045 802 8069

Sartori Riccardo

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Scandola Alberto

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Soldani Arnaldo

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Tani Stefano

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Tuppini Tommaso

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Ugolini Gherardo

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Valbusa Ivan

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Viviani Debora

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Zorzi Margherita

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

TeachingsCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
(L-LIN/12)
2nd foreign language
6
E
-

2° Anno

TeachingsCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
(L-LIN/12)
2nd foreign language
6
E
-
Teachings Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°
Stage/laboratories
9
F
-
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

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Teaching code

4S02217

Credits

12

Coordinatore

Paola Maria Caleffi

The teaching is organized as follows:

I modulo parte (i)

Credits

6

Period

First half of Semester 1

Academic staff

Paola Maria Caleffi

Ii modulo parte (p)

Credits

6

Period

Second half of Semester 1

Academic staff

Paola Maria Caleffi

Learning outcomes

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MM: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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The module is aimed at providing an introduction to English linguistics, both in diachronic and in synchronic terms, in order to consolidate the students’ linguistic skills that are mostly relevant to the professional prospects related to the degree in Communication Sciences. Diachronically, the module will outline the key stages of the history of the English language, with a particular attention on the evolution of the role of English as the language of international communication following globalisation. From a synchronic perspective, the module will focus on aspects of the language at the phonological/phonetic and morphological levels. The peculiarities of the phonological/phonetic and morphological features related to the use of English as a lingua franca will be highlighted through a comparative analysis with major native varieties of English.
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MM: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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The aim of the module is to develop students’ ability to critically observe the use of language in specific communicative settings through an introduction to the discipline of discourse analysis. Adopting a critical discourse analysis approach, the main features and communication strategies of argumentative/persuasive texts will be investigated, with a special focus on linguistic choices. Specifically, the main rhetorical-discursive features of the language of politics, advertising, and journalism will be analysed. At the end of the module, students will be able to apply methods and contents typical of critical discourse analysis to examine and interpret with a higher degree of critical awareness linguistic and communicative strategies adopted in the production of different texts belonging to different genres.

Program

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MM: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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• The key stages of the history of the English language: from Old English to Global English. • English as the language of global communication: the concepts of ELF, ESL, EFL. • Key concepts of the phonology/phonetics of the English language: the International Phonetic Alphabet; the phonological system and the sounds of the English language; phonological transcription; key concepts of connected speech; phonological/phonetic peculiarities of the use of English as a lingua franca. • Key concepts of morphology of the English language, with a specific focus on word-formation processes: inflection; derivation with affixation; compounding; conversion; truncation and abbreviation; blending. Creativity at the level of morphology in the use of English as a lingua franca. Texts and learning material Class slides (downloadable from Moodle) Facchinetti, Roberta (2016) English Phonetics and Morphology. A reader for first year university students. 3rd edition. Verona: Quiedit. Svartvik, Jan and Leech, Geoffrey (2006) English. On tongue, many voices. Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave Macmillan (capitoli 1-5, 7,8,10-12). Galloway, Nicola and Rose, Heath (2015) Introducing Global Englishes. New York: Routledge (capitoli 1, 3 , 7, 10). Further material, and bibliographical references for further reading will be provided during the course and uploaded on the Moodle platform. The programme is the same for "studenti frequentanti" and "non frequentanti" (attending/non-attending students). The module consists of 18 lectures, some of which will be devoted to practice (exercises and correction), in particular for the part concerning phonetics and phonology. During the last class students will have the opportunity to perform a mock exam. Lectures will be held for the most part in English. IMPORTANT NOTE: the final exam will be about BOTH modules. PRE-REQUISITE for the final exam is the B2 certification COMPLETE.
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MM: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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• Introduction to the concepts of discourse and discourse analysis. • Critical discourse analysis as a methodology for the study and understanding of the use of language as a form of social practice. • The language of politics: communication purposes and strategies. Analysis of political speeches. • The language of advertising: communication purposes and strategies. Analysis of advertising texts. • The language of journalism: communication purposes and strategies. Analysis of journalistic texts. Texts and learning material Machin, David and Mayr, Andrea (2012) How to do critical discourse analysis. LA/London/New Delhi/Singapore/Washington DC: SAGE. Introduction and chapters 2,4,6,7,8. Goddard, A. (2002) The Language of Advertising. London: Routledge. Charteris-Black, J. (2014) Analysing Political Speeches. Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Relevant chapters will be specified during classes, and communicated also online for students who cannot attend. Richardson, J.E. (2007) Analysing Newspapers. An Approach from Critical Discourse Analysis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Relevant chapters will be specified during classes, and communicated also online for students who cannot attend. The programme is the same for "studenti frequentanti" and "studenti non-frequentanti" (attending and non-attending students). The module consists of 18 lectures, during which frontal teaching will be combined with class activities consisting in the analysis of examples of texts belonging to the genres under investigation. During the last class students will have the opportunity to perform a mock exam. Lectures will be held for the most part in English. IMPORTANT NOTE: the final exam will be about BOTH modules. PRE-REQUISITE for the final exam is the B2 certification COMPLETE.

Examination Methods

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MM: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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The exam will be written and in English. The test will include questions (open and multiple choice) and practical exercises concerning both modules. Before the end of the course students will be provided with a mock exam which will be downloadable from the Moodle platform. The mock exam will also be performed during the last class. The final exam will assess both the acquisition of the course theoretical contents and the ability to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge to concrete situations of language use and analysis.
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MM: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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The exam will be written and in English. The test will include questions (open and multiple choice) and practical exercises concerning both modules. Before the end of the course students will be provided with a mock exam which will be downloadable from the Moodle platform. The mock exam will also be performed during the last class. The final exam will assess both the acquisition of the course theoretical contents and the ability to apply the acquired theoretical knowledge to concrete situations of language use and analysis.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Richardson, J.E. Analysing Newspapers. An Approach from Critical Discourse Analysis Palgrave Macmillan 2007
Charteris-Black, J. Analysing Political Speeches. Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor Palgrave Macmillan 2014
Kuiper, K. and W. S. Allan An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence (4th edition) (Edizione 4) Palgrave Macmillan 2016
Svartvik, J. and Leech, G. English. One tongue, many voices Palgrave Macmillan 2006
Facchinetti, R. English Phonetics and Morphology. A reader for first year university students (Edizione 3) QuiEdit 2016
Cruttenden, A. Gimson's Pronunciation of English Routledge 2014
Machin, D. and Mayr, A. How to do Critical Discourse Analysis SAGE 2012
Galloway, N. and Rose, H. Introducing Global English Routledge 2015 978-0-415-83531-2
Goddard, A. The language of advertising Routledge 2002
Plag, Ingo Word-Formation in English Cambridge University Press 2003

Tipologia di Attività formativa D e F

List of courses with unassigned period
years Teachings TAF Teacher
1° 2° 3° Laboratory of Theatrical Criticism F Not yet assigned

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