LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II

Diplomatic, International and Global Security Studies LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES II

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DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT & INNOVATION SYSTEMS
EQF6
DIPLOMATIC, INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL SECURITY STUDIES
2022/2023

YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
642LESSONS
Objectives
SPECIFIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES: TEACHING AIMS AT ACHIEVING A COMMUNICATIVE MASTERY THAT ALLOWS THE DISQUISITION OF THE SOCIO-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AND INSTITUTIONS (ARGUMENTATIVE, NARRATIVE, DESCRIPTIVE) THROUGH REFLECTION IN A FRENCH-ITALIAN COMPARATIVE KEY, SUCH AS TO LEAD THE STUDENT TO DEVELOP THE FOUR SKILLS (WRITTEN AND ORAL COMPREHENSION AND PRODUCTION) AT A LEVEL B2 OF THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE, AND THE ABILITIES TO APPLY THE RULES LEARNED, TO BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND AND BE UNDERSTOOD IN A SIMPLE AND CLEAR WAY. BE ABLE TO READ PERFECTLY, TRANSLATE AND ANALYZE TEXTS FROM THE PROGRAM AND BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY THE RULES OF GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX APPLIED AND APPLY THEM INDEPENDENTLY TO SPONTANEOUS PRODUCTIONS OR INDUCED EXERCISES, WITH A RICH AND PRECISE VOCABULARY. THE STUDENT WILL HAVE TO DEMONSTRATE AUTONOMY OF JUDGMENT AT THE END OF THE COURSE AND BE ABLE TO EXPRESS AND DEFEND HIS OR HER OWN IDEAS, RELATED TO THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT AND TO TOPICS PERTAINING TO THE COURSE OF STUDY (POLITICS, HISTORY, LAW, ECONOMICS, ETC.), CORRECTLY AND AUTONOMOUSLY, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE CHOICE OF VOCABULARY. THE STUDENT WILL ALSO HAVE TO DEMONSTRATE THAT HE/SHE HAS ACQUIRED COMMUNICATION SKILLS SUCH AS BEING ABLE TO COMMUNICATE INDEPENDENTLY AND CORRECTLY ON ALL TOPICS OF DAILY LIFE AND EXAMINATION SUBJECT MATTER, SHOW LEARNING ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE AND DEMONSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CORRECT LEARNING OF A EUROPEAN AND WORLD LANGUAGE FOR THE ASSERTION OF HIS/HER OWN IDEAS.
Prerequisites
PREREQUISITES AND PROPAEDEUTICITIES
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE SECOND-YEAR WRITTEN EXAM, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO HAVE PASSED THE EXAM ON THE LANGUAGE CULTURE AND INSTITUTIONS OF FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES I.
Contents
THE APPROACH TO ARTICULATED LINGUISTIC STRUCTURES, BEING INSTRUMENTAL, WILL BE PROPOSED THROUGH READING AND TRANSLATION, AS WELL AS GRAMMATICAL, SYNTACTIC AND LEXICAL ANALYSIS OF TEXTS OF PROGRESSIVE DIFFICULTY, AIMED NOT ONLY AT ACHIEVING THE PROPOSED OBJECTIVES BUT ALSO TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF CERTAIN SPECIFIC ASPECTS OF FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE CULTURE AND THE ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS OF HETEROGENEOUS AND MULTICULTURAL WORK ENVIRONMENTS, WHILE RESPECTING FRANCOPHONE WORK PROTOCOLS (ADHERENCE TO TIME AND DELIVERABLES, ATTENTION TO LINGUISTIC REGISTER, ARGUED OPINIONS WHILE RESPECTING POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, GROUP DYNAMICS, RECOGNITION OF CRISIS SITUATIONS, OBSERVATION OF RESOLUTION,).
UPON COMPLETION, THE STUDENT MUST DEMONSTRATE THAT HE/SHE HAS ACQUIRED:
(A) THE ABILITY TO APPLY THE RULES LEARNED BY KNOWING.
1. UNDERSTAND AND BE UNDERSTOOD IN AN ARTICULATE AND CLEAR MANNER.
2. READ PERFECTLY, TRANSLATE AND ANALYZE TEXTS FROM THE PROGRAM
3. IDENTIFY APPLIED RULES OF GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX AND APPLY THEM INDEPENDENTLY TO SPONTANEOUS PRODUCTIONS OR INDUCED EXERCISES, WITH RICH AND PRECISE VOCABULARY.
B) THE CAPACITY FOR INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT BY BEING ABLE TO:
1. EXPRESS AND DEFEND IN FRENCH IN A COMPLEX, CORRECT AND AUTONOMOUS MANNER THEIR OWN IDEAS, RELATED TO TOPICS INHERENT TO THE COURSE OF STUDY (POLITICS, HISTORY, LAW, ECONOMICS ETC.), WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO PRONUNCIATION AND CHOICE OF VOCABULARY.
2. EXPRESS AND DEBATE WITH ONE'S INTERLOCUTOR, DEFENDING ONE'S POSITIONS, KNOWING HOW TO MOVE WITHOUT SUCCUMBING, BUT POLITELY AND RESPECTFULLY WITHIN THE CONFLICT, DEMONSTRATING ARGUMENTATIVE AND DIPLOMATIC SKILLS (CORRECT USE OF LINGUISTIC REGISTERS, RECOGNITION OF ROLES, FORMULAS OF COURTESY, ARTICULATE CONNECTORS, PLURAL MAIESTATIS, ETC.);
3. DEMONSTRATE ARTICULATE AND CORRECT INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION SKILLS IN FRENCH AND FROM ITALIAN TO FRENCH;
4. ARGUE ABOUT THE TOPICS ACQUIRED AND ILLUSTRATE THEIR IMPORTANCE.
COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS AND THE ABILITY TO RECOGNIZE AND DEMONSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CORRECT LEARNING OF A EUROPEAN AND WORLD LANGUAGE FOR THE ASSERTION OF ONE'S IDEAS.
CLEAR AND CORRECT PRONUNCIATION IS AN INDISPENSABLE ELEMENT FOR PASSING THE EXAM. IN FACT, SPECIAL EMPHASIS WILL BE PLACED ON CORRECT PRONUNCIATION, INTONATION, AND CADENCE, AS WELL AS GRAMMAR, SYNTAX, AND OWNERSHIP OF LANGUAGE AND CONTENT CONSISTENCY OF LANGUAGE CONSTRUCTS.
AS IN THE FIRST YEAR, FRENCH PUNCTUATION RULES AND THE INCLUSION OF ASCII CHARACTERS INHERENT IN FRENCH SPECIAL CHARACTERS (Â, Ê, Î, Û, Ô, ETC.) ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF LEARNING.
Teaching Methods
ANNUAL (END OF SEPTEMBER - END OF MAY): LECTURE.
FIRST SEMESTER : MONOGRAPHIC TEACHING
MONOGRAPHIC TEACHING CONSISTS OF 42 HOURS OF FACE-TO-FACE LECTURES CONDUCTED IN THE FIRST SEMESTER AND DIVIDED INTO 20 2-HOUR LECTURES DEVOTED TO READING TEXTS, FURTHER STUDY AND GROUP PROJECTWORK.

LECTURESHIPS OR LANGUAGE EXERCISES, HAVE AN ANNUAL COURSE (SEPT-MAY) CONSIST OF 4 HOURS PER WEEK, DIVIDED INTO A BIWEEKLY FREQUENCY. PLUS POSSIBLY 2 HOURS OF REINFORCEMENT, DURING WHICH STUDENTS WILL PRACTICE READING AND DO GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX EXERCISES RELATED TO FIRST-YEAR TOPICS (SEE REFERENCE TEXTS).

POSSIBLE SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES FOR FURTHER STUDY AND SELF-STUDY.

THERE MAY BE ONGOING TESTS CARRIED OUT UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE LECTURER IN CHARGE, THE EVALUATION OF WHICH WILL BE CONSIDERED VALID FOR PARTIAL OR TOTAL EXEMPTION FROM THE FINAL WRITTEN TEST, THE TOPICS OF WHICH MAY REPLACE SOME OR ALL OF THE TOPICS IN THE SYLLABUS (SUBJECT TO AN ACTIVE AND STRONGLY PARTICIPATORY OVERALL ATTENDANCE OF 70% OF THE MONOGRAPH COURSE AND 60% OF THE LECTURE COURSE).

ALSO RECOMMENDED IS THE USE OF THE MULTIMEDIA CLASSROOM IN THE UNIVERSITY LANGUAGE CENTER WHERE IT IS POSSIBLE TO MAKE USE OF ONLINE (THROUGH AN APPROPRIATE SITOGRAPHY) AND OFFLINE (THROUGH PURCHASED LANGUAGE SOFTWARE) TEACHING AIDS FOR INDEPENDENT LEARNING.

PLEASE NOTE: ATTENDANCE IS CONSIDERED AS SUCH ONLY IF THE STUDENT ACTIVELY PARTICIPATES IN THE ACTIVITIES, WITH APPROPRIATE INTERVENTIONS AND REGULAR AND PUNCTUAL EXECUTION OF THE TASKS ASSIGNED IN CLASS, CARRIED OUT ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTIONS GIVEN. OCCASIONAL AND/OR PASSIVE ATTENDANCE DOES NOT LEAD TO ANY RESULTS AND DOES NOT GIVE RISE TO ATTENDANCE STATUS.
Verification of learning
A WRITTEN TEST CONSISTING OF:
1. GRAMMAR QUIZ TO BE TAKEN ON COMPUTER STATIONS (MULTIPLE-CHOICE EXERCISES, COMPLETION, TEXT TRANSFORMATION)
2.WRITTEN COMPREHENSION AND PRODUCTION TEST (ONLY IN CASE OF PASSING THE QUIZ).
THE WRITTEN TESTS ARE PREPARATORY TO THE ORAL TEST AND ARE VALID ONLY FOR THE DATE ON WHICH THE EXAM IS TAKEN UNLESS THEY HAVE BEEN PASSED WITH CONDITIONS (CTR.: OTHER INFORMATION> PASSED TESTS WITH ASTERISKS).
ORAL TEST (IN FRENCH)
ADVANCED AND FLUENT CONVERSATION, THE IN-DEPTH AND ARGUMENTATIVE DISCUSSION (ARTICULATE PRESENTATION, DEBATE, TRANSLATION OF SENTENCES AND READING, TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY OF TEXTS PROVIDED IN THE SYLLABUS AND ON THE CONTENTS OF THE TEACHING LECTURES AND SEMINARS).

NON-ATTENDERS, NOT HAVING DONE THE EXERCISES DURING THE YEAR, ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE EXERCISE BOOK (SEE GRAMMAR) NO LATER THAN 5 WEEKS BEFORE THE DATE ON WHICH THEY INTEND TO TAKE THE EXAM.
Texts
PLEASE READ THIS SYLLABUS AND FAQ HTTPS://DOCENTI.UNISA.IT/UPLOADS/RESCUE/385/958/FAQ120217.PDF CAREFULLY BEFORE STARTING THE STUDY.
READINGS
- ONE VOLUME FROM AMONG THE SOCIO-POLITICAL TEXTS IN THE SERIES " CARTOONING FOR PEACE " BY GALLIMARD, HTTP://WWW.GALLIMARD.FR/CATALOGUE/GALLIMARD-LOISIRS/CARTOONING-FOR-PEACE OR OTHER TEXT THAT WILL BE INDICATED BY THE LECTURER IN THE FIRST WEEK OF THE COURSE (READING COMPREHENSION. (PERSONAL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTIONS FROM WHICH APPROPRIATE CRITICAL THINKING AND ATTENTION TO CRITICAL DESCRIPTION OF ILLUSTRATIONS WILL BE PARTICULARLY APPRECIATED.)
- TEXTS AND MATERIALS INDICATED DURING CLASS.
- STEPHANE HESSEL, " INDIGNEZ-VOUS ", INDIGENE, MONTPELLIER, FRANCE, 2010 (IF NOT PREPARED IN THE FIRST YEAR, FOR ALL).
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS, UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEBATES AND IN-DEPTH DISCUSSIONS THAT WILL BE HELD IN CLASS, MAY CHOOSE TO STUDY:
A. TWO VOLUMES OF THEIR CHOICE FROM AMONG THE SOCIO-POLITICAL TEXTS IN THE SERIES " CARTOONING FOR PEACE " BY GALLIMARD, HTTP://WWW.GALLIMARD.FR/CATALOGUE/GALLIMARD-LOISIRS/CARTOONING-FOR-PEACE (IN-DEPTH STUDIES AND PERSONAL REFLECTIONS FROM WHICH AN APPROPRIATE CRITICAL SENSE AND SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE CRITICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS WILL BE PARTICULARLY APPRECIATED;
GRAMMAR
FIRST-YEAR GRAMMAR TOPICS ARE DETAILED ON THE TEACHER'S PAGE: HTTPS://DOCENTI.UNISA.IT/005973/RISORSE?CATEGORIA=335&RISORSA=1869
HANDBOOK:
FRANÇOISE BIDAUD, GRAMMAIRE DU FRANÇAIS POUR ITALOPHONES, NOVARA, UTET UNIVERSITY, 2020, 3RD OR 4TH EDITION (WITH EXERCISE BOOK).
(NON-ATTENDEES MUST SUBMIT THE EXERCISE BOOK BY RECOPYING, FILLING IN BY PERFORMING THE EXERCISES FROM THE EXERCISE BOOK PERTAINING TO THE SECOND YEAR TOPICS (ALL EXERCISES WITH ONE OR TWO LOZENGES NOT DONE FOR THE FIRST YEAR CTR. HTTPS://DOCENTI.UNISA.IT/005973/RISORSE?CATEGORIA=335&RISORSA=1869.).
THE EXERCISE BOOK, WHICH MUST BE HANDED IN AT LEAST 5 WEEKS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE EXAM, MUST BE HANDWRITTEN, THE TRACES FULLY COPIED, IF THE TRACE REFERS TO THE PREVIOUS EXERCISE, COPY THE PREVIOUS TRACE, AND THE ANSWERS MUST BE WRITTEN IN FULL.
DICTIONARIES (BY CHOICE, 2000 AND LATER EDITIONS)
DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCAISE LE PETIT ROBERT.
GARZANTI ITALIAN-FRENCH-ITALIAN DICTIONARY.
HACHETTE-PARAVIA THE FRENCH-ITALIAN AND ITALIAN-FRENCH DICTIONARY.
THE BOCH, FRENCH-ITALIAN-ITALIAN-FRENCH DICTIONARY, BY RAOUL BOCH.
GARZANTI FRENCH, MILAN, GARZANTI, PAPERBACK WITH CD-ROM.
SITOGRAPHY
TO IMPROVE THEIR SKILLS, STUDENTS CAN PRACTICE USING
OF THE REFERENCES ON THE MATERIALS AND RESOURCES SECTION HTTPS://DOCENTI.UNISA.IT/005973/RISORSE
OTHER TEXTS MAY BE INDICATED DURING THE LECTURES AND COMPLEMENTARY AND/OR SUBSTITUTE PRINT AND ONLINE LEARNING MATERIALS MAY BE OFFERED.
More Information
AT THE BEGINNING OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR, STUDENTS MAY BE SUBJECTED TO AN ENTRANCE TEST DESIGNED TO ESTABLISH THEIR STARTING LEVEL.
THE WRITTEN IS PREPARATORY TO THE ORAL TEST AND IS VALID ONLY FOR THE DATE ON WHICH THE EXAM IS TAKEN UNLESS IT HAS BEEN PASSED CONDITIONALLY (TESTS PASSED WITH ASTERISKS).
IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO RETAKE THE WRITTEN PAPER IN TWO CONSECUTIVE SESSIONS IN THE WINTER AND SUMMER APPEALS.
EVIDENCE PASSED WITH ASTERISKS: IF THE WRITTEN PAPER HAS BEEN PASSED WITH ONE OR MORE ASTERISKS (INDICATING FALTERING AND UNESTABLISHED NON-GRAMMAR PREPARATION) THE ORAL MUST BE TAKEN ON THE FIRST OR SECOND SUBSEQUENT APPEAL SO THAT THE STUDENT HAS TIME TO FILL IN THE GAPS. IN THIS CASE, GRAMMATICAL SUPPLEMENTS (SENTENCES, EXERCISES, ETC.) MAY BE REQUIRED TO CERTIFY THAT THE GAPS HAVE BEEN MADE UP
INTERCOURSE TESTS: THOSE ATTENDING MAY TAKE INTER-COURSE TESTS THAT IF DELIVERED ON TIME RESPECTING THE DIRECTIONS GIVEN AND LATER CORRECTED, MAY GIVE RISE TO EVALUATIONS THAT, AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TEACHER, MAY CONSTITUTE POSSIBLE PARTIAL EXEMPTIONS FROM THE WRITTEN TEST.
FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE LECTURER BY WRITING TO MLONOSTRO@UNISA.IT OR BY GOING TO THE RECEPTION.
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