ITALIAN LANGUAGE I - WRITING FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: PRODUCTION OF TECHNICAL TEXTS

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in INTERCULTURAL AND INTERLINGUISTIC MEDIATION
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
1
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
36
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (36 hours)
Requirements: 

Italian language: level C1

Final Examination: 
Orale

written examination

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

1) Skilled competence in professional writing and professional texts
2) Communicative skills (description, information, argumentation)
3) Skilled competence in scientific bibliography, web research, etc.

The course will provide skilled competences in every kind of professional writing: papers, memos, letters, verbals, notes, reports, abstracts, etc. During the lessons the students will work on these typologies of writing by support of technical and professional material. During every lesson general theory will be the background for practical exercises. Main principles of rhetoric will be applied to the work of professional writing, the art of effective communication and creating authoritative arguments.

Program
Orthography and Grammar
Syntax and Language.
Text Production.
Cohesion and coherence.
Textual Typologies.
Bibliography.
Summary.
Business Letter.
E-mail.
Verbal.
Curriculum vitae.
Media communication.
Written and oral argumentation.
Graduation thesis.
Public Speaking

Grammatica italiana, Treccani, 2012;
G. Antonelli, L’italiano nella società della comunicazione, il Mulino, 2007;
F. Gatta, R. Pugliese, Manuale di scrittura, Bologna, Bononia University Press, 2006;
L. Carrada, Lavoro, dunque scrivo!, Bologna, Zanichelli, 2012;
L. Serianni, Italiano, Garzanti, 2010;

During the lessons and by e-learning students will receive various materials.

Convenzionale

Lessons, exercises, seminars