Italian Language B2+

Course Information
TitleΙΤΑΛΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ Β2+ / Italian Language B2+
Title in ItalianΙΤΑΛΙΚΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΑ Β2+
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006590

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

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureCompulsory LanguageWinter/Spring-3

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
1. ΜΙΧΑΗΛΙΔΗΣ Α-ΜIoannis Michailidis
2. ΚΑΤΣΑΡΟΣ Ν-ΩPanagiotis Katsaros
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
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
General linguistic knowledge and communicative skills of B2 level, according to the Common European Framework of Languages (C.E.F.)
Learning Outcomes
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.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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) .
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment502
Other / Others803.2
Student Assessment
The purpose of the evaluation is to examine the level of language skills acquired and this is achieved through on written and one oral examination. Students who do not attend classes just present themselves at the final oral and written exams. Students who attend classes shall be examined through progress tests. In case of satisfactory grading by the end of the semester, these students shall not have to take the final written exams. The oral examination shall be taken in the presence of a 3-member committee of professors and will offer students a choice. Those who pass the oral examination may choose to take the written one as well. The final written exams are in the exact form of the progress test. The final grade shall be the average result of the two exams, expresses in a scale of 0-10.
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, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
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
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