Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on COMPUTER SCIENCE, BIOMEDICAL AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING
Disciplinary sector: 
LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH (L-LIN/12)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
3
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
GRIMALDI Agnese Daniela
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
24

Language

English

Course description

- describe situations dealing with family, work, study, free time;
- ask for and giving information;
- give opinions and reasons for a thesis;
- analyse and discuss technical texts to get the main ideas and/or specific information;
- understand oral and written texts in the field of engineering.

Prerequisites

CEFR B1 competences and skills

Syllabus

The course is meant to combine the students' linguistic and communicative needs with academic and professional knowledge and competences of engineering students.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, interactive and practical activities, mostly in English to the foster integrated reading, speaking, writing, and listening. The materials have been chosen from technical textbooks (English for Engineering).

Textbooks

Lansford L. and P. Astley, 2013, Oxford English for Careers: Engineering 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
The following units must be studied accurately:
Unit 1
Unit 2
Unit 3
Unit 4
Unit 6
Unit 7
Unit 9
Unit 11
Unit 13
Unit 15

Learning assessment

The students will take a final written test. The test will include the reading comprehension of one or two technical texts, some lexical items and a few grammar items.

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Mutuazioni

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