The main purpose of the course is for students to develop:
The ability to comprehend and produce written and oral texts with emphasis to particular communication functions, such as discussion with the use of arguments,
The ability to properly and fluently use language rules as communication mechanisms and not as plain grammatical or syntactic rules. In particular the course is aiming at the following language and communication targets :
Comprehension of oral speech: understanding of the main points of complex texts about every day life.
Comprehension of written speech: reading articles, newspaper texts, news reports and understanding of the writers’ views.
Production of oral speech - interaction: production of plain oral messages about every-day life subjects, with the use of arguments. Discussion with one or more persons and exchange of the proper views with the use of arguments.
Production of written speech:Production of plain texts on multiple subjects with the use of for and against arguments. Production of letters expressing personal opinion about events or experiences.
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course is the continuation of the course Italian Language B2. It suggests more complex activities for the development and enhancement of the language and communication skills, with reference to the subjects of units 6,7,8,9,10 of the material designated for the current academic year (Environment and ecology, sports, business, projects about life, adventures and inconveniences, formal and official terminology for State documents and bureaucracy) .
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
C. Ghezzi, M.Piantoni, R. Bozzone Costa, Nuovo Contatto C1, Corso di lingua e civiltà italiana per stranieri, Loescher Editore, 2016, Torino. Unità 01 ( percorsi: 1-2-3-6), unità 02 ( percorsi: 1-4-5)
Additional bibliography for study
Lettura di uno dei seguenti libri di narrativa
1.Giorgia Chaidemenopoulou, 7 Favole… 7 Colori dell’arcobaleno, Aletti Editore,2013 Roma
2.Maria Angela Cernigliaro, Italo Calvino, Edizioni Edilingua, 2011, Roma