ENGLISH LANGUAGEA.Y. 2008/2009
Hours for week: 3 - Weeks: 14
Hours of lectures: 42 - Hours of laboratory: 0 - Hours of others activities: 0
Language functions, morpho-syntactic structures and relevant vocabulary, specific both of the informal and formal language registers at intermediate level. The phonetic transcription. Education systems in Italy, England and the USA. Microlanguage related to the field of Engineering for Energy.
The primary objective is the acquisition of a communicative competence, with emphasis on listening and speaking at intermediate level. Acquisition of techniques and strategies appropriate for the development of the four language skills also in the fields of the micro-language of Engineering for Energy and in the other content subjects.
The approach to the teaching-learning process is the communicative-humanistic-cooperative one. The focus is on the learner who is the main actor of his/her learning process.
Audio-tele-visuals such as audio-video-recorders, computer, language laboratory, and multi-medial materials also for reinforcement and self-access.
John and Liz Soars, New Headway English Course Intermediate, The Third Edition, O.U.P.2007.
E.Pepicelli, E.Intorcia, My English Workbook, RCE Edizioni, Naples, September 2008.
Additional materials: Handouts available on the teacher's website
This course is for all the students of the first and third years for the Degree Course in Engineering for Energy.