Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

A.A. 2014/2015

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

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
semestrino IA Sep 29, 2014 Nov 15, 2014
Semestrino IB Nov 17, 2014 Jan 17, 2015
Semestrino IIA Feb 23, 2015 Apr 18, 2015
Semestrino IIB Apr 20, 2015 Jun 6, 2015
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale Jan 19, 2015 Feb 21, 2015
Sessione estiva Jun 8, 2015 Jul 31, 2015
Sessione autunnale Aug 31, 2015 Sep 26, 2015
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 9, 2015 Jul 9, 2015
Sessione autunnale - I appello Oct 29, 2015 Oct 29, 2015
Sessione autunnale - II appello Dec 17, 2015 Dec 17, 2015
Sessione invernale straordinaria Mar 17, 2016 Mar 17, 2016
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2014 Nov 1, 2014
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione Dec 8, 2014 Dec 8, 2014
VACANZE DI NATALE Dec 22, 2014 Jan 6, 2015
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 2, 2015 Apr 7, 2015
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2015 Apr 25, 2015
Festa dei Lavoratori May 1, 2015 May 1, 2015
Festa del S. Patrono S. Zeno May 21, 2015 May 21, 2015
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2015 Jun 2, 2015
Vacanze Estive Aug 10, 2015 Aug 16, 2015

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Culture and Civilisation Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

A B C D E F G M P S T V Z

Aldegheri Andrea

andrea.aldegheri@univr.it

Bellato Elisa

elisa.bellato@univr.it

Bertagna Federica

federica.bertagna@univr.it 0458028637

Boscaini Maurizio

maurizio.boscaini@univr.it

Brunetti Simona

simona.brunetti@univr.it +39 045802 8575

Cavaleri Mattia

mattia.cavaleri@univr.it +39 045 8015017

Cubico Serena

serena.cubico@univr.it 045 802 8132

Delfitto Denis

denis.delfitto@univr.it +39 045802 8114

Erle Giorgio

giorgio.erle@univr.it +39 045802 8688

Formiga Federica

federica.formiga@univr.it 045802 8123

Franceschi Valeria

valeria.franceschi@univr.it +39 045802 8729

Giumelli Riccardo

riccardo.giumelli@univr.it

Grossato Elisa

elisa.grossato@univr.it +39 045802 8647

Guaraldo Olivia

olivia.guaraldo@univr.it +39 045802 8066

Magagnino Mario

mario.magagnino@gmail.com 0458028418

Migliorati Lorenzo

lorenzo.migliorati@univr.it 045802 8135

Pernigo Giuseppe

giuseppe.pernigo@univr.it

Sartori Riccardo

riccardo.sartori@univr.it +39 045 802 8140

Scandola Alberto

alberto.scandola@univr.it 045.8028586

Soldani Arnaldo

arnaldo.soldani@univr.it 045 - 8028648

Solla Gianluca

gianluca.solla@univr.it 0458028667

Tani Stefano

stefano.tani@univr.it +39 045802 8110

Valbusa Ivan

ivan.valbusa@univr.it

Zorzi Margherita

margherita.zorzi@univr.it +39 045 802 7908

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.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Un insegnamento a scelta tra
12
A
(L-LIN/12)
Seconda lingua straniera competenza linguistica - liv. b1 (informatizzato)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage o laboratori
6
F
-
Prova finale
6
E
(-)

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage o laboratori
3
F
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Un insegnamento a scelta tra
12
A
(L-LIN/12)
Seconda lingua straniera competenza linguistica - liv. b1 (informatizzato)

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage o laboratori
6
F
-
Prova finale
6
E
(-)
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S02217

Credits

12

Coordinatore

Valeria Franceschi

The teaching is organized as follows:

I modulo parte (i)

Credits

6

Period

semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Academic staff

Valeria Franceschi

Ii modulo parte (p)

Credits

6

Period

Semestrino IIA

Academic staff

Valeria Franceschi

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Aims of the course:

Consolidate knowledge of the phonetic-phonologic and morphologic (especially word-formation) systems of the English language; illustrate the key stages of the history of the English language; provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to understand and analyze texts relating to computer-mediated-communication.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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This module aims at providing the students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to understand and analyse advertising texts of various nature; political speeches; journalistic texts.

Program

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Course contents:
Part (i)
- Overview of the history of the English language from its origins to today;
- Key concepts of phonetics and phonology;
- Elements of English morphology, with a specific focus on word-formation
processes;
- English as a global language;
- English and new media: computer-mediated-communication.

References:
Letture obbligatorie / compulsory reading list

- lesson slides (downloadable from the e-learning platform)

- Baym, Nancy (2010). Personal Connections in the Digital Age. MA: Polity Press. pp. 72-98

- Crystal, David (2002).The English Language. London: Penguin (chapters 1-6, 8, 10-13)

- Facchinetti, Roberta. Dispensa. English Phonetics and Morphology. A reader for first year University Students. Quiedit.

- Jenkins, Jennifer (2009). World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students. Abingdon, Routledge. pp. 2-8; 14-18; 22-37.

- Kuiper, Koenraad. and Allan, W.Scott. (2004). An Introduction to English Language: Word, Sound and Sentence. Basingstoke: Macmillan. pp. 101-124, 127, 189-192

Extra references (not compulsory)

- Jenkins, Jennifer, Alessia Cogo and Martin Dewey (2011). Review of developments in research into English as a lingua franca. Language Teaching 44(3) pp. 281-315.

- Herring, Susan (2013). Discourse in Web 2.0: Familiar, Reconfigured, and Emergent. In D. Tannen & A. M. Tester (Eds.), Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics 2011: Discourse 2.0: Language and new media. Washington, DC: Georgetown Univ. Press

- Lieber, Rochelle (2005). English Word-formation Processes. In Štekauer, P. & R. Lieber, Eds. 2005. Handbook of wordformation.
Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 377-427


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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- Identification of the major rhetorical-discursive features of the language of advertising through the analysis of advertising texts of various nature;
- Multilingualism in advertising texts: linguistic fetishism and the ‘country of origin effect’;
- Identification and analysis of the major rhetorical-discursive features characterizing political discourse, with a focus on political speeches;
- Analysis of linguistic and rhetorical strategies of journalistic texts

Active participation in class is welcome and encouraged.


Essential references for the exam:

- Slides (on the e-learning platform)

- Goddard, 2002. The Language of Advertising. London: Routledge.

- Charteris-Black, J. 2014. Analysing Political Speeches. Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (chapters 1-6)

- Facchinetti, R., Brownlees, N. Bös, B., Fries U. 2012. News as Changing Texts. Corpora, Methodologies and Analysis. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (Chapter 4)

- Richardson, J.E. 2007. Analysing Newspapers. An Approach from Critical Discourse Analysis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (chapters 3, 7)

Extra references (not compulsory):

- Leech, G.N. 1966. English in Advertising, London: Longman (Chapters 5,6,12-14,17)

- Goodman, S., Graddol, D., Lillis, T. (eds.). 2007. Redesigning English: New Texts, New Identities. London: Routledge. (Chapter 3)

Examination Methods

Final exam:
The final exam will involve both part (i) and (p) of the course. It will be written and it will focus on the topics covered during the course. In order to access the exam, a B2 certification is required.

As the course spans both semesters, students will be able to sign up for the exam from June 2015.

Students unable to attend classes should contact me via e-mail or during office hours to obtain the password of the e-learning site.

Type D and Type F activities

Modules not yet included

Career prospects


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Graduation

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Laureandi Scienze della Comunicazione: vademecum Various topics
Stage Research area
L'iter del libro in biblioteca Various topics
POTENZIAMENTO COMUNICAZIONE E SOCIAL NETWORK Various topics

Gestione carriere


Linguistic training CLA


Student mentoring


Further services

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