The course aims at introducing students to language structure with emphasis on grammatical phenomena for correct language use. Specially adapted general texts are used towards the accomplishment of this goal. The course aims at the production of correct and structured discourse using the Italian language, adjustment to new situations and respect for multiculturalism. Level A2 of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for languages).
Practice in the four fundamental communication skills includes the following:
- Linguistic phenomena analysis and practice through exercises (e.g. talk about the past, future)
- Reading and reading comprehension exercises.
- Listening comprehension exercises.
- Speaking practice based on the topics of the texts analyzed. Examples: describe your family or people, agree or disagree, accept or decline an invitation, hypothetical scenario (shopping), express your opinion, talk about your habits and experiences (speaking, pronunciation).
- Written tasks for new vocabulary consolidation, production of written sentences and paragraphs e.g. accept or decline an invitation, give and ask for advice (writing).
This course is assessed using the following methods:
- Written final exam which includes: multiple choice questions, reading exercises, vocabulary exercises, short- answer questions, grammar exercises.
- Alternatively: ongoing project assessment, mid-term test and oral examination.
Language of instruction: Italian (English and Greek are used to support the teaching process)
THE COURSE IS AVAILABLE FOR ERASMUS STUDENTS