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.

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.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

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

Bernini Lorenzo

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Bertagna Federica

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Boscaini Maurizio

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Brunetti Simona

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Carozzi Pier Angelo

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Cavaleri Mattia

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Cavallo,  February 10, 2019

Cavallo Tiziana

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Ceschi Andrea

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Cubico Serena

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Dalla Preda Mila

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Delfitto Denis

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Formiga Federica

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Franceschi Valeria

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Giumelli Riccardo

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Grossato Elisa

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Magagnino Mario

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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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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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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.

activated in the A.Y. 2016/2017
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
L-LIN/12
activated in the A.Y. 2017/2018
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
Stage/laboratories
6
F
-
Prova finale
6
E
-

2° Year activated in the A.Y. 2016/2017

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
L-LIN/12

3° Year activated in the A.Y. 2017/2018

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
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.




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mMasterful

Teaching code

4S02217

Credits

12

Coordinatore

Valeria Franceschi

Language

English en

The teaching is organized as follows:

I MODULO PARTE (I)

Credits

6

Period

Sem. IA (31.10.16 sosp.lezioni), Sem. IB

Academic staff

Valeria Franceschi

II MODULO PARTE (P)

Credits

6

Period

Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Academic staff

Valeria Franceschi

Learning outcomes

Modulo: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Aims of this module:

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 and the current situation of English as a global language; introduce the basic concepts of critical discourse analysis.

Modulo: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Aims of this module:
Provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to understand and analyse persuasive texts of various nature: from a critical discourse analysis approach, students will learn the structure and main linguistic strategies of advertising texts (print, TV commercials, online advertising); political speeches; news pieces.

Program

Modulo: I MODULO PARTE (i)
Modulo: I MODULO PARTE (i)

Course contents:
- English as a global language;
- Key concepts of the history of the English language;
- Key concepts of the phonology of the English language;
- Elements of English morphology, with a specific focus on word-formation
processes;
- English and computer-mediated-communication;
- introduction to critical discourse analysis.
Bibliographic references will be provided at a later date.

Modulo: II MODULO PARTE (P)

Course contents:
- 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 news pieces.

Active participation in class is welcome and encouraged.

Essential References for the exam:
- 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, A. 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)
- Kelly-Holmes, H. 2005. Advertising as Multilingual Communication. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (Chapter 2)
- Mooney, A., Evans, B. 2015. Language, Society and Power: An Introduction. London: Routledge (chapters 3 and 4).

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.

IMPORTANT: 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 take the exam from June 2017.

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

Students with disabilities or specific learning disorders (SLD), who intend to request the adaptation of the exam, must follow the instructions given HERE

Type D and Type F activities

Modules not yet included

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Laureandi Scienze della Comunicazione: vademecum Various topics
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POTENZIAMENTO COMUNICAZIONE E SOCIAL NETWORK Various topics
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