German Language 3 (for third-year students)

International Teaching German Language 3 (for third-year students)

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DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
2021/2022

YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
ANNUALE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
945LESSONS
Objectives
THE COURSE AIMS AT THE ACQUISITION OF THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS AND OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DIFFERENT TEXTUAL GENRES IN ORDER TO STRENGTHEN THE SKILLS OF TEXTUAL ANALYSIS AND COMPREHENSION OF CONTEMPORARY GERMAN ALSO FROM A TRANSLATION PERSPECTIVE.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE:
- THE BASICS OF PRAGMALINGUISTICS AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF GERMAN;
- THE TECHNIQUES OF LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS;
- THE MAIN TRANSLATION THEORIES AND THE MAIN METHODS AND APPROACHES TO TRANSLATION;
- WRITTEN AND ORAL SKILLS EQUIVALENT TO LEVEL B2+ OF THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE FOR LANGUAGES.

APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
-ANALYSE LINGUISTIC PHENOMENA (PHONETIC, PROSODIC, MORPHOLOGICAL, SYNTACTICAL PHENOMENA) ALSO THROUGH A CONTRASTIVE APPROACH;
- CRITICALLY AND INDEPENDENTLY ANALYSE AND DEEPEN LINGUISTIC PHENOMENA IN DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEXT AND DISCOURSE;
- DEEPEN THE STUDY OF COMPLEX LINGUISTIC PHENOMENA AND THE PROBLEMS OF TRANSLATION AND REFORMULATION WITH DIFFERENT METHODS AND OBJECTIVES;
- AUTONOMOUSLY TRANSLATE DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEXT.

MAKING JUDGEMENTS
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- USE ANALYTICAL TOOLS TO FORMULATE HYPOTHESES,
- RECOGNISE LOGICAL LINKS;
- ARGUE ABOUT THE CONTENT AND THE LANGUAGE OF TEXTS;
- COMPARE AND EVALUATE DIFFERENT INTERPRETATIONS AND TRANSLATION APPROACHES.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- HAVE WRITTEN AND ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN PROFESSIONAL AS WELL AS SOCIAL AND ACADEMIC SITUATIONS;
- HAVE SKILLS IN IN-DEPTH TEXTUAL ANALYSIS AND TRANSLATION AT AN ADVANCED LEVEL.

LEARNING SKILLS
STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE:
-METHODOLOGICAL SKILLS FOR THE LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF TEXTS;
-MASTERY OF REFLECTION AND JUDGEMENT ON UP-TO-DATE CRITICAL AND COGNITIVE TOOLS THAT ENABLE RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF GERMAN-SPEAKING LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS.
Prerequisites
STUDENTS MUST HAVE PASSED THE EXAMINATIONS OF GERMAN LANGUAGE II AND GERMAN LITERATURE II, MUST BE ABLE TO INTERACT IN MOST EVERYDAY SITUATIONS, MUST BE ABLE TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION IN KNOWN CONTEXTS RELATED TO HIS/HER FIELD OF INTEREST, MUST BE ABLE TO INTERACT IN FORMAL SITUATIONS. SHOULD BE ABLE TO EXPRESS OPINIONS ON CULTURAL MATTERS AND UNDERSTAND INSTRUCTIONS OR PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS (ORAL INTERACTION). SHOULD BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND COMPLEX INSTRUCTIONS AND DIRECTIONS OF A CERTAIN LENGTH; UNDERSTAND ANNOUNCEMENTS OF VARIOUS TYPES AND NEW INFORMATION IN DETAIL IN TEXTS DEALING WITH FAMILIAR TOPICS (I.E. KNOWN OR RELATED TO OWN INTERESTS OR FIELD OF STUDY). CAN EASILY UNDERSTAND INFORMATION IN PERSONAL AND FORMAL CORRESPONDENCE (READING COMPREHENSION). SHOULD BE ABLE TO WRITE LETTERS OR TAKE NOTES ON FAMILIAR TOPICS OR SUBJECTS (WRITTEN PRODUCTION).
Contents
DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF TEXT LINGUISTICS WILL BE EXPLAINED AND DIFFERENT TEXT TYPOLOGIES WILL BE PRESENTED, WITH EXAMPLES OF ANALYSIS STRATEGIES FOR UNDERSTANDING TEXTS, INCLUDING SPECIALIST AND SECTOR-SPECIFIC TEXTS. AS A RESULT, THE STUDENT SHOULD LEARN TO RECOGNISE THE DIFFERENT TEXT TYPOLOGIES AND SHOULD BE IN POSSESSION OF THE NECESSARY TOOLS FOR ANALYSING AND PROCESSING A WRITTEN TEXT. IN ADDITION, THE FUNDAMENTALS OF PRAGMALINGUISTICS AND SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF GERMAN WILL BE EXPLAINED. FOR A DESCRIPTION OF CONTEMPORARY GERMAN, THE DIFFERENT VARIETIES (NATIONAL, DIAPHASIC AND DIATOPIC), THE DISTRIBUTION OF GERMAN (THE SPREAD OF GERMAN AS A MOTHER TONGUE, AS TWO LANGUAGES AND AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE), AND FINALLY QUESTIONS OF LANGUAGE CONTACT (REGIONAL AND NATIONAL BILINGUALISM) WILL BE CONSIDERED, SO THAT THE STUDENT WILL HAVE TO LEARN TO DISTINGUISH THE DIFFERENT COMMUNICATIVE CONTEXTS WITHIN THE GERMAN LINGUISTIC AREA. COURSE TOPICS IN BRIEF: 1) ASPECTS OF TEXTUAL LINGUISTICS OF GERMAN 2) TEXTUAL ANALYSIS AND PRODUCTION 3) ASPECTS OF PRAGMATICS OF GERMAN 4) ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE USES, REGISTERS AND SECTORIAL LANGUAGES 5) TRANSLATION OF SHORT TEXTS FROM GERMAN INTO ITALIAN.

Teaching Methods
LECTURES AND SEMINARS, EXERCISES WITH NATIVE SPEAKERS, SELF-STUDY.
Verification of learning
STUDENTS WILL BE TESTED DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR: TWO INTER-COURSE WRITTEN TESTS, TRANSLATION OF A SHORT TEXT FROM GERMAN INTO ITALIAN, WRITTEN/ORAL TESTS DURING THE COURSE AND A FINAL ORAL EXAM. AT THE END OF THE COURSE, STUDENTS ATTENDING THE COURSE MAY, IF THEY WISH, TAKE A PARTIAL ORAL TEST (REFERAT ON A TOPIC AGREED UPON WITH THE TEACHER). NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS OF THE CDS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (L-11) WILL TAKE A FINAL WRITTEN AND ORAL EXAM. FOR NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS THE EXAMINATION CONSISTS OF A FULL WRITTEN TEST AND AN ORAL TEST. THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION CONSISTS OF ASSIGNMENTS RELATED TO THE PROGRAMME OF THE COURSE AND TO THE PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES AND IS STRUCTURED AS FOLLOWS: 1. GRAMMAR TEST; 2. READING; 3. WRITTEN PRODUCTION; 4. TRANSLATION (FROM GERMAN INTO ITALIAN). THE ORAL EXAMINATION CAN ONLY BE TAKEN AFTER THE WRITTEN LANGUAGE TEST HAS BEEN PASSED. THE FINAL MARK, WHICH IS BASED ON THE VERIFICATION OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE COURSE CONTENTS AND ON THE ASSESSMENT OF LANGUAGE SKILLS THROUGH THE WRITTEN TEST AND THE LANGUAGE INTERVIEW, WILL BE REPRESENTED BY THE AVERAGE OF THE MARKS OBTAINED IN EACH PART OF THE EXAMINATION.
Texts
C. DI MEOLA, LA LINGUISTICA TEDESCA, ROMA, BULZONI, 3° ED. 2014, (PARTI SCELTE).
E.-M. THÜNE, I. ELTER, S. LEONARDI, LE LINGUE TEDESCHE: PER UNA DESCRIZIONE SOCIOLINGUISTICA, BARI, GRAPHIS, 2008 (PARTI SCELTE).
A. BETTEN, E.-M. THÜNE, SPRACHE UND MIGRATION. LINGUISTISCHE FALLSTUDIEN, ROMA, ARACNE EDITRICE, 2011 (PARTI SCELTE).
C. EHRHARDT, H.J. HERINGER, PRAGMATIK, MÜNCHEN, W. FINK (UTB), 2011.
W. KOLLER, EINFÜHRUNG IN DIE ÜBERSETZUNGSWISSENSCHAFT, TÜBINGEN-BASEL, A. FRANCKE (UTB), 2011.
SI CONSIGLIA LA CONSULTAZIONE (PER LE ESERCITAZIONI) DELLE SEGUENTI GRAMMATICHE:
H. DREYER, R. SCHMITT, LEHR- UND ÜBUNGSBUCH DER DEUTSCHEN GRAMMATIK. AKTUELL (NEUBEARBEITUNG), ISMANING, HUEBER 2009.
K. HALL, B. SCHREINER, ÜBUNGSGRAMMATIK FÜR FORTGESCHRITTENE. DEUTSCH ALS FREMDSPRACHE, ISMANING, HUEBER, 1995.
SI CONSIGLIA INOLTRE L'USO DEL DIZIONARIO MONOLINGUA (DUDEN, WAHRIG, LANGENSCHEIDT) E COME AUSILIO L'USO DI LESSICI E DI RISORSE ON-LINE (FORNITI ALL’ INIZIO DEL CORSO).
More Information
DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR, THE ORGANISATION OF SEMINARS BY LECTURERS AND SCHOLARS FROM OTHER ITALIAN AND FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS IS PLANNED, IN REMOTE AND/OR IN-PERSON MODE.
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