L-LIN/14 - 6 CFU - Annual Tuition

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The course lasts the whole year and aims to develop linguistic, communicative and cultural skills, as they are defined in the European portfolio, level B2/C1. Both the lessons and in the practical workshops will be focussed on the improvement of:

- linguistic and grammatical skills,

- the vocabulary and the communicative skills,

- general and detailed reading comprehension,

- text analysis,

- interpretation and translation of different kind of written texts.

Detailed Course Content

A) Language and communication skills.

B) Elements of text-linguistics and translation.

Textbook Information

A) Language and communication skills

Everlasting tools for the language:

Choose one of the following grammar texts:

- H. Weinrich, Textgrammatik der deutschen Sprache, 4. Auflage, Georg Olms Verlag, Hildesheim 2007.

- AA.VV., Duden 04. Die Grammatik, 8. Auflage, Bibliographisches Institut Mannheim 2009.



- Il nuovo dizionario di tedesco, dizionario con cd-rom, a cura di L. Giacoma e S. Kolb, Zanichelli, Bologna 2009.


Choose one of the following Vocabularies:

- Wahrig, Deutsches Wörterbuch, 8. Auflage, Bertelsmann, Gütersloh 2006.

- Großwörterbuch. Deutsch als Fremdsprache, Langenscheidt, Berlin-München-Wien-Zürich-New York 2010.

- Duden. Deutsches Universalwörterbuch, Bibliographisches Institut, Mannheim 2006


The mother tongue lectors will provide further instructions for the tools to

be used during the practical laboratories.


B) Elements of text-linguistics and translation


- Klaus Brinker, Linguistische Textanalyse, Schmidt, Berlin 2001.

- Lucia Cinato Kather, Mediazione linguistica tedesco-italiano, Hoepli, Milano 2011.

- C. Di Meola, La linguistica tedesca. Un’introduzione con esercizi e bibliografia ragionata,Roma, Bulzoni Editore, 2007 (only the chapters: La linguistica testuale and Il tedesco tra unitarietà e variazione).

- Theater, Theater. Aktuelle Stücke 24, Fischer, Frankfurt a.M, 2013.

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