IJIA953 Syntax and Textuality

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Egle Mocciaro, Dottore di Ricerca (lecturer)
doc. Paolo Divizia, Dottore di Ricerca (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
Egle Mocciaro, Dottore di Ricerca
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 8:00–9:40 G22
Prerequisites
IJIA015 Practical Italian IV || IJ1A004 Practical Italian IV
none
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is aimed at developing an articulate awareness of the main themes of sentence syntax (simple and complex) and its relationship to textuality.
Learning outcomes
Students will develop their metalinguistic competence, in particular on the following topics: - Syntax: forms and functions - The sentence: form and meaning - The sentence nucleus - Grammatical relations - Continuum of transitivity - Sentence and utterance - Complex sentence: forms and functions - Coordination and subordination - Syntax and textuality
Syllabus
  • - Syntax: forms and functions - The sentence: form and meaning - The sentence nucleus - Grammatical relations - Continuum of transitivity - Sentence and utterance - Complex sentence: forms and functions - Coordination and subordination - Syntax and textuality
Literature
  • M. Prandi (2011), Le regole e le scelte. UTET.
  • M. Prandi, P. Cuzzolin, N. Grandi, M. Napoli (2021), Orizzonti della linguistica. Roma: Carocci.
  • Lecture notes during the course
  • A. Sobrero, Introduzione all'italiano contemporaneo. Le strutture. Bari: Laterza, 1993 (e edizioni successive).
  • A. Sobrero, A. Miglietta (2006), Introduzione alla linguistica italiana. Bari: Laterza.
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminars, workshops (with active involvement of students).
Assessment methods
Written examination (analysis of a text on the basis of the categories of analysis practised), 2 hours, followed by an oral discussion, if deemed necessary by the teacher or requested by the candidates.
Language of instruction
Italian
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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