Course Information
Title in ItalianIntroduzione alla Linguistica Applicata
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600019748

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

Registered students: 40
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able: • To recognize the basic fields of the field of Applied Linguistics with a focus on the acquisition and learning of a second and foreign language and on educational linguistics. • To connect theory with practice and more specifically through applications in language education and in the acquisition / learning of Italian as an L2 in particular • to set research goals and conduct literature review on issues in the field of applied linguistics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
Course Content (Syllabus)
Terminology-Scientific fields of Applied Linguistics. In the course there is a special reference in areas of applied linguistics with a focus on the acquisition and learning of a second and foreign language but also on educational linguistics. More specifically, fields / issues are studied such as: language education and second / foreign language teaching issues (teaching methods, curricula, teaching materials), language and educational needs analysis, bilingualism and linguistic diversity, sociolinguistic approaches and linguistic ideologies, language proficiency levels and different frameworks for language teaching and assessment, Council of Europe and ECML tools on language education policies, but also special issues such as second / foreign language for specific purposes, the language integration of refugees and immigrants but also the foreign languages in the special education. All the above issues are examined through applied research in L2 in general and in Italian as C2 in particular.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Assigment502
Written assigments301.2
Student Assessment
There are 2 alternative ways of evaluation: 1. Continuous Assessment through a Final essay, submitted in stages during the semester • 1st phase-submission of 1st assignment: topic selection and rationale • 2nd phase-submission of 2nd assignment: Summary • 3rd phase-submission of 3rd assignment: Outline, design and literature review (1000-1500 words). • 4th phase submission of final essay: End of semester- public / online presentation (2500 words for individual work). If the student does not successfully complete any of the stages of the continuous assessment through assignments, he / she is led to a final examination. To participate in the ongoing assessment process, it is recommended to attend the course and participate in discussions and related activities. 2. Final Examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Επιλογές Συγγραμμάτων: Βιβλίο [86197161]: Διδάσκοντας δίγλωσσα παιδιά, Ασπασία Χατζηδάκη Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [86200188]: ΓΛΩΣΣΑ, ΓΛΩΣΣΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΓΛΩΣΣΙΚΗ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑ, Μήτσης Ναπολέων Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [102074550]: 100 Βασικές έννοιες για τη γλωσσολογία, Γαβριηλίδου Ζωή,Μητσιάκη Μαρία, Φλιάτουρας Ασημάκης Λεπτομέρειες Πρόσθετο Διδακτικό Υλικό: Βιβλίο [91685492]: The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology [electronic resource], Aek Phakiti / Peter De Costa / Luke Plonsky / Sue Starfield Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [91718577]: Handbook of Educational Linguistics [electronic resource], Spolsky Λεπτομέρειες
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