Course Information
Title in ItalianΙΤΑΛΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ Ι
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600000740

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

Registered students: 102
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureCompulsory Language116

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Total Hours78
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of Italian at level B1 is required according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Foreign Languages
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course the students have enhanced written and oral comprehension and production skills; have studied the correct use of the morphosyntactic system; will have enriched the lexicon; will have developed the basic learning strategies; will have expanded their cultural knowledge.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is the first of the four Italian language courses and is taught to first year students during the winter semester. The course proposes the revision and expansion of the linguistic-communicative skills essential to be able to interact with Italian-speaking speakers in recurring situations of daily life. The linguistic situations of communication concern clothing and fashion, physical activity, family, cooking and nutrition.
to understand - to communicate - to interact
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Podcast
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The following technological tools will be used: digital book, use of ppt, cd, dvd, video, internet, padlet, kahoot). In addition to the hours of collaboration with the teacher, each student can contact the teacher via e-mail. All the course material will be uploaded to the e-learning platform.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment351.4
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities100.4
Written assigments100.4
Student Assessment
The assessment consists of two tests: the oral and the written tests. During the semester, continuous evaluation is carried out with the attending students. 3 tests are administered to evaluate progress in understanding written texts, linguistic competence and written production. Oral production will also be tested. The calculation of the average of the marks achieved in the written and oral exam will produce the final mark. In the exam session, students will have to take the oral exam, if they do not pass it they will not be able to take the written exam.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Matteo La Grassa, Marcella Delitala, Fiorenza Quercioli, "L'italiano all'università 2", Corso di lingua per stranieri B1-B2,Edilingua,2013, Roma (unità 1-2-3-6) Visione di un film di cui verrà comunicato il titolo durante il semestre.
Additional bibliography for study
- P-Trifone,M.Palermo(a cura di), "Grammatica italiana di base", Zanichelli, 2011, Bologna - Sonia Bailini, Silvia Consonno, "I verbi italiani", Alma Edizioni,2008,Firenze - Roberto Tartaglione,Angelica Benincasa,"Grammatica della lingua italiana Per Stranieri-2",livello B1-B2,Alma Edizioni,2015,Firenze - Ciro Massimo Naddeo,"I pronomi italiani",Alma Edizioni,2003,Firenze - Marco Mezzadri, "GP Grammatica Pratica della Lingua italiana" livello A1-C1, Bonacci Editore, 2019, Torino - Alessandro De Giuli,"Le preposizioni italiane" - A1-C1, Alma Edizioni, 2001,Firenze - Marcello Silvestrini, Graziella Novembri,Anna Maria ceccanibbi, Rosella Paradisi, "Benvenuti in Italia", Viaggio nella Storia, Geografia e cultura italiana, Guerra Edizioni, 2005, Perugia Sitografia c1/ Dizionari on – line: Dizionario dei sinonimi e dei contrari: Grammatica: http://www.mauriziopistone.it7testi7linguaitaliana.html Esercizi on –line:  
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