ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Gestione e Valorizzazione delle Risorse Agrarie e delle Aree Protette ENGLISH LANGUAGE

0712200007
DIPARTIMENTO DI FARMACIA
EQF6
GESTIONE E VALORIZZAZIONE DELLE RISORSE AGRARIE E DELLE AREE PROTETTE
2020/2021

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
642LESSONS
Objectives
The aim of the course is to give students basic academic writing and reading skills (abstract writing in particular) . Students will also be expected to write describe a graph and be able to describe modes of administration, interactions and side effects of drugs as well as displaying basic skills in lab report writing.
Prerequisites
A LEVEL OF ENGLISH EQUIVALENT TO B1/B2 ON THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE.
COURSE PROGRAMME
Contents
GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURES REQUIRED FOR LEVEL B1 OF THE COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF REFERENCE:
USE AND NON-USE OF THE DEFINITE AND INDEFINITE ARTICLES; PERSONAL AND POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS; COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES; VERB TENSES INCLUDING PRESENT CONTINUOUS, PAST SIMPLE, PRESENT PERFECT, THE FUTURE WITH “WILL” AND “GOING TO”; MODAL VERBS; THE PASSIVE VOICE, THE USE OF PREPOSITIONS AND COMMON NOUN/VERB + PREPOSITION COMBINATIONS; CONJUNCTIONS.
FUNCTIONAL EXPRESSIONS RELATING TO THE ACADEMIC AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: LANGUAGE FOR EMAILS, CONFERENCES, TECHNICAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH.
STRATEGIES FOR READING TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC TEXTS INCLUDING COMPREHENSION OF THE GIST OF THE TEXT; SCANNING, SKIMMING, EXTRAPOLATING INFORMATION, INTENSIVE AND EXTENSIVE READING.
TECHNICAL VOCABULARY TO DESCRIBE RESEARCH RESULTS, GRAPHS AND BAR CHARTS, QUANTITIES, PROCESSES AND THE SEQUENCING OF EVENTS.
SUBJECT-SPECIFIC VOCABULARY.
Teaching Methods
A full-immersion into the English language, with interactive lessons based on the reference text Academic the use of SLIDES .
Use of reading, writing and listening skills. Explanation and opportunity to practise new structures and vocabulary.
Verification of learning
WRITTEN EXAM WITH LISTENING QUESTIONS AND A VARIETY OF QUESTION STYLES (MULTIPLE CHOICE, SHORT ANSWER, TRUE OR FALSE ETC.) ON GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE AT B1 LEVEL OF THE CEFR, USE OF TECHNICAL VOCABULARY AND THE COMPREHENSION OF AN ACADEMIC TEXT.
Texts
R.ROBERTS, (2008) PREMIUM B1 LEVEL, COURSEBOOK + CD, PEARSON LONGMAN, LONDON.

ESSENTIAL GRAMMAR IN USE (2007), THIRD EDITION, CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS.
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