Linguistics and Semiotics

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Communication Sciences
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
2
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
9
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
72
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (72 hours)
Requirements: 

None

Final Examination: 
Orale

The exam consists of an oral interview aimed at the assessment of acquisition and correct understanding of the contents of the course. On the contents of each of the main authors in the program, a question will be asked about which the knowledge of the subject, the ability to exhibit and the critical analysis will be evaluated. The final vote will take into account accuracy and quality of the answers (60%) as well as communicative ability and ability to properly motivate statements, analyzes and judgments shown during the interview (40%).

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Main notions of linguistics and semiotics with their tecnhiques and levels of analysis; basic knowledge for typological classifications of language and writing codes; elements of semiotic analysis for specific languages.

Basic themes and developments of the disciplines examined through some of the main key-texts; relations between language and writing systems; semiotic sketches of tv and film language.

Linguistica e Semiotica (Giulio Facchetti, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria: testi di G. Gobber, M. Morani, V. Pisanty, A. Zijno), McGraw-Hill Education, 2017 (ISBN: 978-13-070-1309-2). As to the linguistic section (Gobber-Morani) these paragraphs will be omitted: 1.8; 1.3.1; 2.1.5; 2.1.6; 2.4; 3.1.1; 3.1,2; 3.1.4; 3.1.13; 3.2.3; 3.2.4; 3.2.5; 4.8.2; 4.10; 4.11.

Classes and seminars

None

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