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FutureLearn Studying in Italian - Language and Literature: a MOVE-ME Project Course

The University for Foreigners of Siena, The Open University and NUI Galway via FutureLearn

  • Overview
  1. FutureLearn
    Platform:
    FutureLearn
    Provider:
    The University for Foreigners of Siena, The Open University and NUI Galway
    Effort:
    4 hours/week
    Length:
    6 weeks
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Overview
    Each year thousands of students travel across Europe to study in a foreign language like Italian. This can be daunting, even for those who are fluent.

    This online course, developed within the MOVE-ME project by UniStraSi, NUI Galway and The Open University, will help, guiding you through the peculiarities of academic discourse in Italian, and enabling you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts.

    1 ECTS credit is awarded by completing the course, taking the final test and obtaining the Certificate of Achievement.

    This course is aimed at university students taking part in student mobility programmes in Europe and international students attending courses in Italy. A minimum B1 knowledge of Italian is required.

    What topics will you cover?
    • Increase students’ awareness of the language learning process and knowing how to use effective learning strategies
    • Improve students’ understanding of written and oral expository texts relating to specific disciplines and belonging to various genres
    • Improve the quality of oral and written expository texts produced by students
    • Improve students’ performance at oral and written exams
    • Support students in learning to learn

    Taught by
    Andrea Villarini, Donatella Troncarelli, Gerardo Fallani, Matteo La Grassa, Alessandro Puglisi and Azzurra Tesei

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