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Degree course in MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES AND LINGUISTIC MEDIATION - ITALIAN AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (Codice 2162)
Curriculum\Profile description: LINGUISTIC MEDIATION - ITALIAN AS 2ND LANGUAGE

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2015/2016
School:
  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
Class:
  • Applied languages (L-12)
  • Modern languages and civilisations (L-11)

credits total:180

Educational objectives
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The degree course, (class 11 . modern languages and civilizations) aims at educating graduates with sound linguistic groundings and a good knowledge of the cultural and literary contexts of the studied languages, together with the methods of linguistics, philology and literary criticism. These studies enable graduates to find professional opportunities in the field of services, in cultural institutions, publishing and communication, as well as to continue their studies aiming at the activities of teaching and research. The class L-12 aims at providing adequate knowledge of the scientific and cultural methods and contents at large, and of the specific competences of teaching Italian as a 2nd language, of foreign languages, linguistic mediation and translation, in accordance to Italian and European laws. More specifically, graduates of this course should possess: - Competences in Italian language and in two (European or extra-European) foreign languages; these competences should be related to the various usages of languages: with respect to the channel (written, spoken, transmitted...), to the social situation (various types of users, official, informal and familiar usage), to the text genres and the pragmatic and communication scopes; - Technical-translation and (written and spoken) linguistic mediation competences; - Knowledge of the cultural heritage if Italian and other studied languages; - Basic knowledge of law, economics, geography, history, socio-anthropology; - capability of working autonomously and to fit in rapidly in the labor market. The course will pay attention, in particular, to the teaching of Italian language for foreigners and to the written and spoken language and communication skills. Educational activities, in Italian and in two foreign languages aim at developing the needed knowledge and skills for intercultural and inter-language mediation, and to their application to the techniques of translation and conference translation, as well as facilitating actions in the learning of Italian languages, both for children and adults. These competences should be enriched and strengthened through the acquisition of basic competences in the literary, cultural, economic-juridical and socio-anthropological fields. Educational activities aiming at developing knowledge, competences and skills in the field of communication, information management and linguistic analysis. Elective activities enabling students to build their personal curriculum, enriching and completing their interdisciplinary education. Stages and practice periods at Italian and/or foreign companies, institutions, schools or universities, enabling them to apply, integrate and experiment the knowledge and skills they acquired in a real professional context.
Professional opportunities
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- language expert in public relations and organisations offices in activities, such as publishing and editing, requiring language and analytical skills. - translator inn public and private agencies and companies (also in the tourism sector), publishers, cultural associations, newspapers; - cultural promoter in the cultural tourism sector
Final examination features
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Class 11: the final examination consists in a written paper about one topic related to one of the course subjects. The paper should demonstrate the analysis and expression skills achieved by the student. Class 12: the final examination aims at ascertaining the acquisition of written and spoken linguistic mediation skills, through the discussion, in two languages, of a topic agreed with the examining Board.


course outlinePropaedeutical teachings

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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03750 - GLOTTOLOGY course specifications ALIFFI (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/01
04777 - ITALIAN LINGUISTICS course specifications SOTTILE (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-FIL-LET/12
02348 - MODERN LANGUAGES TEACHING METHODOLOGY course specifications DI SPARTI (PQ) 6.0 2 V A L-LIN/02
Optional subjects 24.0 B
Optional subjects II 6.0 A, C


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
Optional subjects III 24.0 B
Optional subjects IV 24.0 A
Free subjects 12.0 D


Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
13351 - COMPETENCES RELATED TO THE LABOUR MARKET 3.0 1 G F
15081 - ITALIAN AS SECOND LANGUAGE - PRACTICE 6.0 1 G F
15082 - ITALIAN LANGUAGE FOR FOREIGNERS course specifications AMENTA (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-FIL-LET/12
16852 - COMPETENCES RELATED TO THE LABOUR MARKET 2 3.0 1 G F
04444 - CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN LITERATURE LA MONACA (PA) 6.0 2 V A L-FIL-LET/11
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 6.0 2 G E
06461 - INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEMS DE PAOLA (RD) 6.0 2 V C ING-INF/05
08375 - FOREIGN LANGUAGES TEACHING METHODOLOGY ALIFFI (PA) 6.0 2 V A L-LIN/02
Optional subjects V 6.0 A, C
Optional subjects VI 6.0 C


Elective activities

Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06715 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY course specifications 6.0 1 V A, C M-STO/04
06727 - HISTORY OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES course specifications SICARI (RD) 6.0 1 V A, C L-OR/10
07079 - MODERN HISTORY course specifications CUSUMANO (RD) 6.0 1 V A M-STO/02


Optional subjects III credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
13152 - MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II course specifications CARACAUSI (PA) 12.0 1 V B L-LIN/20
13239 - ARAB LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II course specifications ELSAKAAN (PC) 12.0 1 V B L-OR/12
13146 - SPANISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II PRESTIGIACOMO (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/07
13150 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II SPINZI (RU) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/12
13151 - GERMAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II HOFFMANN (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/14
13238 - FRENCH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II course specifications MADONIA (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/04
13452 - RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II course specifications SCHIRO' (RU) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/21
13540 - CHINESE LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION II course specifications WU (PC) 12.0 2 V B L-OR/21


Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04633 - ARAB LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications SCIORTINO (PA) 12.0 1 V B L-OR/12
04648 - MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications CARACAUSI (PA) 12.0 1 V B L-LIN/20
04638 - FRENCH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications SCLAFANI (PC) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/04
04644 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications ZUMMO (RU) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/12
04655 - RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications COLOMBO (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/21
04659 - SPANISH LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications PRESTIGIACOMO (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/07
04663 - GERMAN LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications WEERNING (RU) 12.0 2 V B L-LIN/14
13529 - CHINESE LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION I course specifications TAMBURELLO (RU) 12.0 2 V B L-OR/21


Optional subjects V credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06715 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY course specifications 6.0 1 V A, C M-STO/04
06727 - HISTORY OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES course specifications SICARI (RD) 6.0 1 V A, C L-OR/10


Optional subjects VI credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03109 - ETHNOANTHROPOLOGY course specifications MONTES (RU) 6.0 2 V C M-DEA/01
06538 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL AND COMMUNICATION PROCESSES course specifications RIZZUTO (PA) 6.0 2 V C SPS/08


Optional subjects IV credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04393 - ARAB LITERATURE I SICARI (RD) 12.0 1 V A L-OR/12
04409 - FRENCH LITERATURE I course specifications MADONIA (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/03
04432 - ENGLISH LITERATURE I course specifications MARRAPODI (PO) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/10
04481 - RUSSIAN LITERATURE I course specifications COLOMBO (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/21
04485 - SPANISH LITERATURE I course specifications POLIZZI (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/05
09296 - GERMAN LITERATURE I course specifications DI BELLA (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/13
13237 - MODERN GREEK LITERATURE I course specifications CARACAUSI (PA) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/20
15079 - CHINESE LITERATURE I course specifications TAMBURELLO (RU) 12.0 2 V A L-OR/21


Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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