IJ2B055 Linguistics of the Institutions

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Alessandro Bitonti, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Kateřina Garajová, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Tue 12:00–13:40 G21
IJ1A055 Bachelor's State Exam || IJIA028 Bachelor's exam
No pre-requisites are required.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The objective of the course is the study of the administrative and bureaucratic languages in diachrony and synchrony. Being specialistic texts with peculiar features, the students will analyse the macro-textual and linguistic traits of the several textual typologies.
Learning outcomes
The students will learn to use the instruments of the discipline (dictionaries, corpora, grammars), to recognise the different typologies of texts and to identify their main and peculiar features. The student will also learn to summarize the information coming from different sources, to develop critical sense, to communicate effectively, to work in group, to develop ideas and develop projects.
  • The course will be developed on the following topics: - the language of law, - the language of economy, - the language of public administration, - other sectorial languages (advertisement, marketing, turism).
    required literature
  • Lubello Sergio, 2017, La lingua del diritto e dell'amministrazione, Bologna, Il Mulino.
    not specified
  • Cortelazzo Michele, 2007, Lingue speciali. La dimensione verticale, Padova, Unipress.
  • LUBELLO, Sergio. Il linguaggio burocratico. 1a ed. Roma: Carocci, 2014. 125 s. ISBN 9788843073184. info
Teaching methods
Lecture and practical activities: explanation of the basic notions and problems and their application on appropriate linguistic material.
Assessment methods
Oral test and discussion on the research materials. Students who don't attend the courses have to set an alternative syllabus with the teacher.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.

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