L-LIN/14 - 9 CFU - Annual Tuition

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the cours the students will reach the C1 level of linguistic-communicative competence according to the CEFR.

Course Structure

Dialoguing, frontal and participatory lessons, linguistic training, seminars, translation and reflection on translation practice(s)m, aspects ad varieties of the German language, of the teaching of German as a foreign language and of the history of German.

Detailed Course Content

The course activities aim to empower and improve the knowledge and use of the German language through a linguistic and metalinguistic reflection (text reading, text composition, translation, focus on lexis, grammar and syntax, linguistic varieties, elements of diachronic linguistics, aspects of the teaching of German as a foreign language).

Textbook Information

Consultation texts:

1) Paola Difino, Elisabetta Fornaciari, TIPPS, Milano, 2006 (or any other useful grammar book)

2) Claudio Di Meola, La linguistica tedesca: unintroduzione con esercizi e bibliografia ragionata, Roma, 2007

3) Monolingual and/or bilingual dictionary

Textbook and course materials:

4) Michaela Perlmann-Balme, Susanne Schwalb, Sicher! Vol. C1.1 and C1.2 Kursbuch-Arbeitsbuch, München, 2018

5) Patrick Süskind, Der Zwang zur Tiefe, in ders., Drei Geschichten und eine Betrachtung, Zürich 1995, pp. 9-15, with materials on author and text

6) Teacher’s dossier with contemporary texts in German language, home assignments and further materials

7) Teacher’s dossier on the history of German from its origins to the early Modern Age

8) Part of the material (see 5-7) can be downloaded from the Studium web page dedicated to the Lingua tedesca course; registration required.

Please remember that in compliance with art 171 L22.04.1941, n. 633 and its amendments, it is illegal to copy entire books or journals, only 15% of their content can be copied.

For further information on sanctions and regulations concerning photocopying please refer to the regulations on copyright (Linee Guida sulla Gestione dei Diritti d’Autore) provided by AIDRO - Associazione Italiana per i Diritti di Riproduzione delle opere dell’ingegno (the Italian Association on Copyright).

All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

Open in PDF format Versione in italiano