L-LIN/12 - 9 CFU - 2° Semester

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Detailed Course Content

“Language in Use and Oral Presentation Skills” / “Towards a History of the English Normative Tradition”

Textbook Information

“Language in Use and Oral Presentation Skills” (3 CFU):

lK. Gude, M. Duckworth, L. Rogers, Cambridge English Proficiency Masterclass. Student’s Book with Online Skills & Language Practice, Oxford, Oxford University Press, NEW EDITION, 2012;

lJ. Swales, & M. Feak, Academic Writing for Graduate Students, 3rd Edition: Essential Tasks and Skills, University of Michigan Press/ELT, 2012 ; E. de Chazal & Julie Moore, Oxford EAP. A Course in English for Academic Purposes. Advanced/C1, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

“Towards a History of the English Normative Tradition”:

lL. Bauer / P. Trudgill (eds), Language Myths, London, Penguin, 1998 (selected chapters); Tony Bex / Richard J. Watts, Standard English. The Widening Debate, London / New York: Routledge, 1999 (selected chapters); John Honey, Language is Power. The Story of Standard English and its Enemies, London, Faber and Faber, 1997 (selected chapters); P. Trudgill, Sociolinguistic Variation and Change, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2002.

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