cod. 1000653

Academic year 2020/21
1° year of course - First semester
- Davide ASTORI
Academic discipline
Glottologia e linguistica (L-LIN/01)
Discipline linguistiche, filologiche e metodologiche
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit


Learning objectives

deaper knoledge in the discipline, in the context of the descriptors of Dublin still focused for the LT course.


a basic linguistic formation as LT

Course unit content

every year different

Full programme

The theme of the course will focus on Sign Languages Linguistics.


De Saussure F., "Cours de Linguistique générale" [CLG], Payot 1916 - diacronic part from §193, p. 171 dell'edizione della Laterza a cura di T. De Mauro).
V. Volterra, M. Roccaforte, A. Di Renzo, S. Fontana, "Descrivere la lingua dei segni italiana. Una prospettiva cognitiva e sociosemiotica", Il Mulino, Bologna 2019; William C. Stokoe, La struttura della lingua dei segni, Franco Cesati Editore, Firenze 2021.
More bibliography will be given during the lessons.

Teaching methods

on line lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

This test is performed with single exam at the end of the course. They are established in both the foreground as to discipline both capacita'discorsive and argumentative student.
For the assessment questions on the different parts of the program are intended to verify:
- The proper critical understanding of the features and the main hubs of discipline and distance covered;
- The ability to collect data and interpret them critically, and formulate judgments and self-motivated on them and on the socio-cultural context in which they occur;
- The ability to develop clear cross paths.

Evaluation criteria:
- Clear description, of language, ability to rework content, ability to interdisciplinary links, use of specialized vocabulary, relevant answers than questions.

Sufficiency will be reached in the event of a correct answer to 60% of the questions in respect of the above criteria.

About the distribution of the overall score of the vote, up to 8 points are related to the knowledge of the text of Saussure, up to 8 to the indicated volume, up to 8 to the programme discussed in class; you will earn up to 3 points with an (optional) paper agreed with the teacher during the course, and up to 3 will be gained through the interaction within the classroom activities.

Other information

who never gave al LT examinsation, please contact the teacher before the beginning of the semester