Italian for academic use I

Course Information
TitleΑΚΑΔΗΜΑΪΚΟΣ ΙΤΑΛΙΚΟΣ ΛΟΓΟΣ I / Italian for academic use I
Title in ItalianItalian for academic use I
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006594

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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 language (at least level C1)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course students will have to: 1. to recognize and distinguish essay texts within the totality of works of Italian literature 2. understand Italian academic discourse in both oral and written form 3. be able to interpret critically texts, essays and articles related to the field of Italian literature 4. to write / produce corresponding texts with logical structure, with ease and synthetic ability, using the most appropriate and effective style. 5. be able to compose texts that follow specific typographic rules having become familiar with the structure and composition of essays of Italian literature.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The subject of the course is the study of the academic Italian discourse that touches the field of Italian literature. Through the study of selected texts of Italian literature, the literary researches that took place from time to time are recorded and highlighted, and the extraction of synthetic and simplified information regarding the methods and techniques of the various critical publications is sought. The concept of literature as a critique of the text and as an interpretation of literary works is highlighted. In this way its scientificity is defined and the basic guidelines are provided to those who wish to deal with the subject. Through study and analysis (articles, essays and treatises) the familiarity with the meaning and form of scientific texts as well as with prominent forms of Italian essayists (Umberto Eco, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Eugenio Montale, Oriana Fallaci) takes place.
Understanding, production, compilation of scientific essays of Italian literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Pc, internet, electronic projector
Course Organization
Reading Assigment351.4
Written assigments431.7
Student Assessment
The degree to which each student has met the requirements of the course is assessed by the following means: by his active participation in the class proceedings, as well as by the quality of their final paper and oral discussion (individual or collective).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Active participation (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Βιβλιογραφία Φωτοτυπίες κατά τη διάρκεια του μαθήματος La Porta Filippo, Pasolini. Profili di storia letteraria, Il Mulino, 2012. Eco Umberto, Come si fa una tesi di laurea. Le materie umanistiche, Bompiani, 2013 Serianni Luca, Leggere, scrivere, argomentare. Prove ragionate di scrittura, Laterza, 2015. Cioffi Fabio, Cristofori Alberto, Gavazzi Elena, Leggere letteratura. Le forme, i temi, i classici, Bruno Mondadori, 1994. Stussi Alfredo, Introduzione agli studi di filologia italiana, Il Mulino, 1994. Stussi Alfredo, Breve avviamento alla filologia italiana, Il Mulino, 2009. Basile Bruno (a cura di), Letteratura e Filologia, Zanichelli, 1975. La Porta Filippo, La nuova narrativa italiana, Bollati Boringhieri, 1999. Marchese Angelo, Metodi e prove strutturali, Principato, 1979. Pasolini Pier Paolo, Saggi sulla politica e sulla società, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1999. Montale Eugenio, Il secondo mestiere. Arte, musica, società, Mondadori, 1981. Fallaci Oriana, Intervista con il potere, Rizzoli, 2010.
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