English laboratory 2nd year [Gruppo 1] (2018/2019)

Course code
4S001177
Name of lecturer
Paola Maria Caleffi
Coordinator
Paola Maria Caleffi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. 2A dal Feb 18, 2019 al Mar 23, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

A) Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student will be able to understand oral and written texts in English (Level B2 CEFR) related to topics linked to the teaching profession in Nursery School and Primary School.
B) Applied knowledge and undersanding
At the end of the course, the student will have acquired the ability to apply the understanding of the topics dealt with in English (Level B2 CEFR) to contexts related to the teaching profession in Nursery School and Primary School.
C) Independent critical thinking
At the end of the course the student will have developed critical thinking skills with reference to the topics dealt with in English (Level B2 CEFR) to be applied in contexts related to the teaching profession in Nursery School and Primary School.
D) Communication skills
At the end of the course the student will be able to use the English language to orally report, to interact and to produce short written texts on the covered topics (level B2 CEFR).
E) Learning skills
At the end of the course the student will have developed skills and strategies for the comprehension of oral and written texts in English (level B2 CEFR) related to topics linked to the teaching profession in Nursery School and Primary School.

Prerequisite: Language proficiency level between B1 and B2 (CEFR) for the English Language

Syllabus

Topics related to the teaching profession in Nursery and Primary School will be examined from a transversal perspective. Contents and matters related to relevant critical literature will be examined both diachronically and from a more specifically thematic viewpoint.

Activities during the workshop will be interactive, and will include plenary work, work in pairs and in small groups.

The learning material will mainly be provided by the teacher; further details and references concerning the learning material will be given during the workshop.

Erasmus students are kindly asked to contact the teacher at the beginning of the workshop.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Wade, John English for Education Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina 2006 88-7543-138-8 REFERENCE ADDITIONAL MATERIAL
Facchinetti, Roberta and Belladelli, Anna English for Educators Cedam 2011 978-88-13-31022-6 REFERENCE ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

Assessment methods and criteria

The achievement of learning outcomes will be assessed by means of a written test on both the topics dealt with during the workshop and the developed skills.

The student will have to demonstrate to have acquired comprehension skills in relation to texts in English (level B2 CEFR) concerning topics that are linked to the teaching profession in Nursery School and Primary School.

The test will be marked in thirtieths.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018