Issues of structure and usage of the Italian language

Course Information
TitleΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΔΟΜΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΧΡΗΣΗΣ ΤΗΣ ΙΤΑΛΙΚΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ / Issues of structure and usage of the Italian language
Title in ItalianTemi di struttura ed uso della lingua italiana / Issues of structure and usage of the italian language
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600018468

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to: • Understand spoken and written texts of relatively high volume and high degree of difficulty • produce written / oral speech on various topics using production techniques • express themselves in a variety of communication situations, choosing the right style and appropriate verbal formats • use the language with cohesion and coherence, taking into account the pragmatic requirements • • justify their language choices based on the knowledge gained on theoretical issues of grammatical / syntactic analysis of the Italian language
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with theoretical linguistic issues, in order to understand the "deeper" formation of the Italian language, its function in different communicative situations and in various written/spoken texts. The structure of the course aims to help the student: (a) develop the techniques of written/spoken language, (b) manage the peculiarities of the Italian language, (c) be able to analyze in depth the grammatical/syntactic and pragmatic phenomena of Italian. At the end of the course the student should be able to demonstrate communicative language competence based on the conditions and express himself by choosing the appropriate style and using the Italian language with cohesion and coherence, taking into account the social, educational or professional requirements set each time. At the same time, it should be able to justify the use of specific language options based on grammatical / factual knowledge in accordance with the Italian structural system.
Morphological and sintactical structure
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Bonomi I., Masini A., Morgana S., Piotti M. 2010. Elementi di linguistica italiana. Editore Carocci, Roma
Additional bibliography for study
• Dardano M., Trifone P. 2001. La nuova grammatica della lingua italiana. Editore Zanichelli, Milano • Crocco Galèas, Grazia. 2007. Introduzione alla morfologia dell'Italiano. Θεσσαλονίκη: Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων Α.Π.Θ. • Crocco Galèas, Grazia. 2011. Lezioni di morfologia II. Morfema e parola. Salonicco: University Studio Press • Graffi G., Scalise S., 2013. Le lingue e il linguaggio, Introduzione alla linguistica. Editore Il Mulino, Bologna • Graffi, G. 1994. Sintassi. Editore Il Mulino, Bologna • Graffi, G. 1991. La sintassi tra Ottocento e Novecento. Editore Il Mulino, Bologna • Serianni, L. 2015. Leggere, scrivere, argomentare. Prove ragionate di scrittura. Editore Laterza, Roma-Bari
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