cod. 15483

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - Second semester
- Donatella MARTINELLI
Academic discipline
Linguistica italiana (L-FIL-LET/12)
Lingua e letteratura italiana e letterature comparate
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

The objective of the course is to refine the skills necessary for effective written communication (especially in relation to cohesion, coherence, informativeness) with full mastery of registers, communicative contexts, and appropriate linguistic tools.


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Course unit content

The course focuses on the use of the Italian language in the context of oral and written communication. The central topics will be: communication theory; orality and writing; text types; text construction.

Full programme

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Bibliography and other teaching aids will be provided during the course.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and exercitations (analysis of several important texts and writing production). Individual and groups Skype meetings for written works revision.For the enrolled students a tutoring service, provided by PhD students, will be available on request throughout the course (Project POT 2023-25).An optional collective writing exercise is also planned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment will be performed by oral exam anda large set of written tests. The student should achieve the passing score when he proves to know the different kind of language and to own the skills necessary for effective writing (including usage, mechanics, sentence structure, logic organization, and style, as well as other rhetorical strategies and critical language).

Other information

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