cod. 1010261

Academic year 2024/25
1° year of course - First semester
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.


Having taken an exam in General Linguistics at the LT.
Considering the specifics of the course, and the fact that it is not compulsory in any way, once chosen attendance is strongly recommended.

Course unit content

every year different

Full programme

The course will consist of an introduction to the Esperanto language and culture with a view to deepening the relationship between language/culture/identity/Weltanschauung from the heterodox point of view of a planned language. The object of study will be the musical "June kaj kune"
(, which will be analyzed in its cultural and social aspects deriving from being the product of a minority language with specific characteristics.


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). The specific bibliography will be given during the lessons.

Teaching methods

The topics of the course are covered in 15 lessons of two hours each. At the end of each lesson, the teacher dedicates a meeting hour to the students in his office, specifically intended for clarification on the topics covered in class or on the readings to be prepared for the exam.

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.

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