Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Forli
  • Corso: First cycle degree programme (L) in Languages and Technologies for Intercultural Communication (cod. 5979)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module, the student is able to understand and produce written texts of a medium difficulty and has a sufficient  language skill in order to manage communicative situationsof a medium complexity.

Course contents

Topics: Chosen among Food and Nutrition, Art, Literature,  ICT, Biology, History, Economics, Economics and Management, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Music, Neurology and Psychology, Economic History, Philosophy, media and communication, education, physics, tourism, architecture, geology. Topics will be preferably related to the 2030 Agenda.

Speaking Micro-skills: Describing objects – identification, function and meaning, Expressing an opinion, Telling an anecdote, Introducing new ideas, Asking conditional questions, Talking about what you used to do, Using linkers when speaking, Turn-taking in conversation, Evaluating ideas and situations, Talking about measurements, adding emphasis, speculating about present and past.

Writing Micro-skills: Taking notes - getting the important points down, Making written recommendations, Reporting experiences in a covering letter, Giving written advice and recommendations, Using conditionals in an essay, Ending an article, Starting a presentation, Deciding on register – formal, neutral or informal, Writing informally.



Course book: English File GOLD 4th Ed with Digital Pack (Hub Pack) Adv+ (C1+), Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780194436076

-  Online resources will be available on Virtuale platform

Teaching methods

EEach lesson will deal with a theme (topic), will be completed within the standard time of a class and will be especially based on practical exercises in the areas of speaking and listening,on vocabulary and idioms taken extended from the proposed topic.

Students will be provided with resources in speaking micro-skills entirely dedicated to the development of particular productive oral skills. Grammar will be addressed across the board.

The approach will be communicative, lessons will be interactive in a student-centred classroom where everyone is encouraged to  participate actively through pair work and group work.

Lessons will be held in English.

Attendance of at least 70% of the lessons is required.

Assessment methods

The exam consists of two parts: the written test (based on reading, writing, use of English tasks) and the oral test (discussion on texts covered during the course, texts chosen by the teacher (which are uploaded onto platform at the end of the course), texts proposed by the student.

No dictionary is allowed during the written exam.

Students will be admitted to the oral test if they pass the written test with a score of minimum 18/30.


Teaching tools

PC, video projector or IWB, web resources, multimedia materials,  e-learning platform.

Office hours

See the website of Ivana Campagna