Specialized Modules of Italian

Italian version

The communicative courses are NOT open to ERASMUS and BILATERAL AGREEMENTS students.

Aperti a:Grammar
from 16/02/2018 to 23/03/2018
Speaking Formally
from 06/04/2018 to 04/05/2018
Academic Writing
from 06/04/2018 to 04/05/2018
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The specialized modules of Italian are intensive courses of 15 hours which aim to strengthen different language skills. There are three different modules: 1. Grammar, 2. Speaking formally, 3. Academic Writing.

Each module is activated with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 participants per class.

No placement test is required.

If you want to attend one of the modules, please read the descriptions below carefully. Participation in two courses is free of charge.

The Language Centre does NOT assign credits for these modules.

  • The course is aimed at students who have already studied Italian and have achieved a B2 level.

    The course starts on Friday 16th February 2018 and ends on Friday 23rd March 2018.

    Classes are 3 academic-hours long, and the course includes a total of 15 academic hours in class + 5 hours of independent work at home (participants need to attend 70% of classes).

    Classes are held once a week on a Friday from 11.30 a.m. to 1.45 p.m.

    PROGRAMME: The course deals with some of the most complex topics for those who learn L2 Italian. In particular:

    • Use of the subjunctive (congiuntivo) and conditional (condizionale)
    • Rules of concordance
    • From simple to complex sentences: coordinate and subordinate clauses
    • Personal, simple and double Pronouns
    • Relative Pronouns

    ENROLMENT: open from 31st January to 15th February.

    Classes will be published on Thursday 15th February 2018

  • The course is aimed at students who have already studied Italian and have achieved a B1/B2 level.

    The course starts on Friday 6th April 2018 and ends on Friday 4th May 2018.

    Classes are 3 academic-hours long, and the course includes a total of 15 academic hours in class + 5 hours of independent work at home (participants need to attend 70% of classes).

    Classes are held once a week on a Friday from 9.30 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.

    PROGRAMME: during the course, some basic elements of formal spoken language in an academic setting are introduced. In particular:

    • Types of exchange: interactions, turn taking, monologues,
    • Oral production activities and tasks: talking spontaneously among peers or with a university lecturer, talking to an audience using notes or visual aids.
    • Monological oral production schemes based on the Common European Framework of Reference or other sources
    • Discourse strategies

    ENROLMENT: open from 31st January to 28th March at 12.00

    When they enrol, students need to send a copy of the certificate to: segreteria.cla@unipd.it.

    Before the beginning of the course, teachers will interview students to check that they meet the requirements to be admitted to the course.

    Classes will be published on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

  • The course is aimed at students who have already studied Italian and have achieved a B1+/B2 level.

    The course starts on Friday 6th April 2018 and ends on Friday 4th May 2018. Classes are 3 academic-hours long, and the course includes a total of 15 academic hours in class + 5 hours of independent work at home (participants need to attend 70% of classes).

    Classes are held once a week on a Friday from 9.30 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.

    PROGRAMME: the topics that will be covered include:

    • Use of punctuation and of the correct spelling of words in academic texts
    • Techniques of re-writing of a text: from a text to a summary, from notes to text
    • Writing: formal letters and emails, abstracts, reviews, regulations, reports

    Students will carry out writing activities on their own and in collaboration with fellow students in small groups.

    ENROLMENT: open from 31st January to 28th March at 12.00

    Classes will be published on Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

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The Language Centre can not register CFU/ECTs for these courses.