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. 2015/2016

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 28, 2015 Nov 14, 2015
Semestrino IB Nov 16, 2015 Jan 16, 2016
Semestrino IIA Feb 22, 2016 Apr 16, 2016
Semestrino IIB Apr 18, 2016 Jun 4, 2016
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione invernale Jan 18, 2016 Feb 20, 2016
Sessione estiva Jun 6, 2016 Jul 30, 2016
Sessione autunnale Sep 1, 2016 Sep 30, 2016
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione estiva Jul 7, 2016 Jul 7, 2016
Sessione autunnale Nov 24, 2016 Nov 24, 2016
Sessione invernale Apr 3, 2017 Apr 8, 2017
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2015 Nov 1, 2015
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2015 Dec 8, 2015
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2015 Jan 6, 2016
Vancanze di Pasqua Mar 24, 2016 Mar 29, 2016
Festa della Liberazione Apr 25, 2016 Apr 25, 2016
Festa dei Lavoratori May 1, 2016 May 1, 2016
Festa del S. Patrono S. Zeno May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2016 Jun 2, 2016
Vacanze estive Aug 8, 2016 Aug 15, 2016

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

B C D F G M P S T V Z

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

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

Magagnino Mario

mario.magagnino@gmail.com 0458028418

Migliorati Lorenzo

lorenzo.migliorati@univr.it 045802 8135

Paini Anna Maria

anna.paini@univr.it +39 045802 8129

Pernigo Giuseppe

giuseppe.pernigo@univr.it

Poggi Davide

davide.poggi@univr.it +39 045802 8361

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

Tani Stefano

stefano.tani@univr.it +39 045802 8110

Tuppini Tommaso

tommaso.tuppini@univr.it 045 802 8142

Valbusa Ivan

ivan.valbusa@univr.it

Viviani Debora

debora.viviani@univr.it 0458028470

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
One course to be chosen among the following
Stage/laboratories
6
F
-
Prova finale
6
E
(-)

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
One course to be chosen among the following
12
A
(L-LIN/12)

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
One course to be chosen among the following
Stage/laboratories
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;
- introduction to critical discourse analysis

References:
Letture obbligatorie / compulsory reading list

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

- 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)

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

- 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:

Compulsory readings:

Charteris-Black, J. 2014. Analysing Political Speeches. Rhetoric, Discourse and Metaphor. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (chapters 1-5)

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)

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

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

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

Examination Methods

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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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.
Students should bring their certificates on the day of the exam. Students to have external certificates should obtain a CLA equivalency certificate and bring it on the day of the exam.

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.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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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.

IMPORTANT: In order to take the exam, a complete B2 certification is required. Attendance is recommended even for students who have not yet acquired the certificate.

Essendo un corso annuale, il primo appello utile per il programma 2015/2016 sarà a Giugno 2016.

Gli studenti non frequentanti sono invitati a prendere contatto con la docente durante l'orario di ricevimento o via mail per ottenere la password dell'aula elettronica

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

Further services

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