IJ0B606 Optional Seminar I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Valeria De Tommaso (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
Mon 10:00–11:40 B2.52
Prerequisites (in Czech)
IJIA015 Practical Italian IV
Výběrový seminář I.
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
Optional seminar guided by an Italian lecturer - a native speaker, aimed at communication in authentic situations, deepening knowledge of vocabulary and getting acquainted with Italian culture through commented readings of shorter texts and watching videosequences.
  • Lexical and stylistic analysis of different articles taken from Italian national newspaper and journals. Each article aims to develop one single theme or subject (sport, politics, economy, tourism, people etc.). Translation of similar texts from Czech into Italian. Pair/Group works: written production of short texts which will be checked during lessons.
  • Umberto Eco, Dire quasi la stessa cosa, Bompiani 2003
  • R. L. Catizone, Comunicare subito, Dilit, 1990
  • N. Zingarelli, Vocobalorio della lingua italiana, Zanichelli, 2001
Teaching methods
Lecture: exposition and definitions of basic terms and their exemplification on different types of specific text, proceeding from diverse registers. Seminar: application of theoretical knowledge on authentic texts. During their presentations students show their ability to interconnect on their own their theoretical knowledge and practical analysis of a specific text.
Assessment methods
Credit - written essay. The students will be asked to write at least three short essays/articles during the course. If the student enrolls in the course, its ACTIVE attendance is mandatory (at least 75%).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Kurz je doporučen posluchačům od 2. ročníku. Návaznost: IJ0B706.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Kurz je doporučen posluchačům od 3. ročníku.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015.
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