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Бакалавриат 2021/2022

Иностранный язык (итальянский)

Лучший по критерию «Новизна полученных знаний»
Статус: Курс по выбору
Направление: 41.03.05. Международные отношения
Когда читается: 3-й курс, 1-4 модуль
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 7

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course has been designed for the students of the “HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Economics”. The main goal of this course is to prepare students to use Italian in their further academic studies or/and in their future carrier, which means to develop their communicative skills in Italian at the С1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) in multiple contexts such as reading and listening comprehension, written and oral expression, communicative interaction. At the same time, the course is aimed at promoting autonomous learning, self-assessment, peer-correction and critical thinking.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Develop general cultural competencies
  • Cultural Competences development
  • development of general cultural competence
  • Formation and development of intercultural foreign-language professionally-oriented communicative competence (level B1-В2) on the European scale of CEFR foreign language proficiency).
  • Formation and development of intercultural foreign-language professionally oriented communicative competence. Foreign-language professional-communicative competence is the willingness and ability to communicate in a foreign language in the context of intercultural professional communication (level B1-B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in CEFR).
  • Formation and development of intercultural foreign-language professionally-oriented communicative competence
  • Formation and development of intercultural foreign-language professionally-oriented communicative competence. Foreign-language professional-communicative competence is the willingness and ability to communicate in a foreign language in the context of intercultural professional communication (level С1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​in CEFR).
  • The achievement of communicative competence in the range of these levels lies at the heart of the implementation of the principle of academic mobility in the global educational space, provides the opportunity to master any educational programs and educational disciplines in a foreign language, both within the framework of direct full-time interaction with teachers and with the use of distance technologies.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • - understand the emotionally rich information in direct communication with a native speaker; - Understand public speaking, including through technical means; - extract implicit information from an oral message of a monological or dialogical nature;
  • - use etiquette of written language correctly; - increase the level of educational autonomy; - independently set the goals of educational activities aimed at continuous self-education, look for effective strategies for achieving goals;
  • - conduct a conversation in a foreign language, participate in discussions, speak publicly in the framework of professional and socio-cultural areas of communication; correctly use speech etiquette during oral communication with a representative of another linguistic culture;
  • - perform interpretation within the professional sphere of communication; - carry out written translation of printed texts from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - perform translation of documents and correspondence from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication;
  • - read and understand texts of various genres with different levels of penetration into the content; - write formal and informal letters; - make plans, resumes; - make abstracts, annotations; - reasonably express an opinion on the proposed issue; - conduct a creative analysis of the original written text and summarize the facts in writing;
  • - understand lectures in a foreign language; - understand factual information on radio and television; - extract factual information from the media and the Internet; - carry out analytical and synthetic processing of information obtained from oral, written and electronic sources.
  • - use the speech means of persuasion in public speaking on professional topics in direct contact with the audience; - understand and process the main content of oral monological texts perceived from various sources of information (including from the media); - understand the emotionally rich information in direct communication with a native speaker;
  • - use the speech means of persuasion in public speaking on professional topics in direct contact with the audience; - understand and process the main content of oral monological texts perceived from various sources of information (including from the media); - understand the emotionally rich information in direct communication with a native speaker;
  • be able to use the necessary language tools to discuss the given topics (problems) in the format of a monologue / dialogue / polylogue - be able to build structured statements using logical communications - be able to produce monological texts of different types (monologue-opinion, monologue-message, monologue-description, monologue-reasoning)
  • distinguish between the formats of different types of texts, their structural and stylistic features - use a variety of connecting elements that indicate the type of relationship between parts / fragments of the text - be able to translate from Russian into Italian coherent fragments of text (situations) using a thematic dictionary and studied grammatical constructions
  •  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production;  provide the ability to work simultaneously with different types and types of texts of a social and professional orientation;  vary the complexity of the course, offering the necessary amount of independent search and research work, taking into account the real learning situation.
  •  provide the ability to work simultaneously with different types and types of texts of a social and professional orientation;  vary the complexity of the course, offering the necessary amount of independent search and research work, taking into account the real learning situation.
  • - be able to use the necessary language tools to discuss the given topics (problems) in a monologue / discussion format - build structured statements using logical communications - be able to produce monological texts of different types (monologue-message, monologue-description, monologue-reasoning) - own speech models that allow communication in a discussion format: • expression of one’s own opinion • bringing arguments / counterarguments in defense of one’s own opinion / position
  • - determine the topic, problem, purpose (audio) of the text - ignore unfamiliar linguistic phenomena that do not interfere with the understanding of significant information - highlight keywords - find the requested information in (audio) text - determine the presence / absence, conformity / inconsistency, truth / falsity of the requested information in the content (audio) of the text
  • - determine the topic, problem, purpose of the text - distinguish the main topic / idea from subtopics / arguments / examples - ignore unfamiliar linguistic phenomena that do not interfere with the understanding of significant information - highlight keywords
  • - distinguish between facts and opinions, the position of the author and the persons quoted by him - understand causal relationships - understand the information explicitly and implicitly presented in (audio) text - determine the meaning of an unknown word by context
  • - distinguish between the formats of different types of texts, their structural and stylistic features - use a variety of connecting elements that indicate the type of relationship between parts / fragments of the text - be able to translate from Russian into Italian coherent fragments of text (situations) using a thematic dictionary and studied grammatical constructions
  • - find the requested information in the text - determine the presence / absence, conformity / inconsistency, truth / falsity of the requested information in the text content
  • - understand the semantic links between parts of the text / fragments of the text - own the necessary language tools for formalizing logical connections in written texts and oral statements
  • expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production; provide the ability to work simultaneously with different types and types of texts of a social and professional orientation;
  •  integrate knowledge from various disciplines of the humanitarian, natural science and professional fields;  expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;
  •  integrate knowledge from various disciplines of the humanitarian, natural science and professional fields;  expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production;
  •  integrate knowledge from various disciplines of the humanitarian, natural science and professional fields;  expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production;
  • - Understand public speaking, including through technical means; - extract implicit information from an oral message of a monological or dialogical nature;
  • expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production;
  •  expand the information and language stock of students, taking into account possible contexts of activity and areas of communication between specialists and higher education;  develop the skills of oral and written speech at the level of reception and production;  provide the ability to work simultaneously with different types and types of texts of a social and professional orientation;
  • - carry out written translation of printed texts from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication;
  • - carry out written translation of printed texts from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - perform translation of documents and correspondence from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - use etiquette of written language correctly;
  • - perform translation of documents and correspondence from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - use etiquette of written language correctly;
  • being able to explain the creation and birth of the Italian stock market adding empirical examples of the Italian stock market
  • being able to explain the notion of demand and supply at the external and internal markets, providing empirics and issues of the modern purchaser
  • being able to speak on the economic topic particularly within the frameworks of the Italian economy and its specificity on the international arena, including cooperation with other partners
  • carry out written translation of printed texts from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - perform translation of documents and correspondence from a foreign language into Russian and from Russian into a foreign language within the framework of the professional sphere of communication; - use etiquette of written language correctly;
  • understand lectures in a foreign language; - understand factual information on radio and television;
  • understand lectures in a foreign language; - understand factual information on radio and television; - extract factual information from the media and the Internet; - carry out analytical and synthetic processing of information obtained from oral, written and electronic sources.
  • understand the notion fo financing mechanisms/ including the ability of analysis of their functioning/ explain the notion of Italian specifics of financing mechanism within their market
  • understand the notion of economic growth , its kinds and waves
  • understand the notion of state budget. being able to formulate and determine the notion providing empirical evidences
  • Understand the notion of the market, being able to explain its structure and provide empirics along with the analysis fo the Italian market
  • understand the notion of trade balance. being able to formulate and determine the notion of trade balance providing empirical evidences
  • understand the notion of unemployment in modern Italy, being able to formulate solutions, causes and outcomes
  • understanding of the notion of stock market, ability to explain the sense of the stock market , providing empirics and analysis of the structure of the stock market in conjuncture with the issues and problems within it
  •  provide the ability to work simultaneously with different types and types of texts of a social and professional orientation;  vary the complexity of the course, offering the necessary amount of independent search and research work, taking into account the real learning situation.
  • critically access the gender inequality issues in Italy and the impact of european integration/ provide empirics of the effect the gender inequality aspect has raised in modernity/ gender aspect at working place
  • explore the impact of sphere of media on a modern world and people's perception of the reality including the actuality of conventional advertisement and its "life expectancy"
  • Explore the notion of Made in Italy and its meaning for italians and the country as a whole. Provide the explanation for "fuga dei chervelli' in modern days and disappearance of the impact of historical "made in Italy". Critically access various examples of business which are originally italian and their current role and place.
  • Explore the restaurants marketing and its specifics/ provide examples of high-level food assessment and study techniques of Italian and Russian restaurants in increasing the demand on their cuisine
  • identify and being able to explain the core qualification at working place which are in high demand in modern days
  • Identify core instruments of leadership, including its role and place in management (providing examples of businessmen and their type of leadership)
  • identify the key aspects of digital marketing/ provide examples of tools which exist within the digital marketing/ critically access the effectiveness if digital marketing at current times
  • Role and place of International organization in Italian domestic and foreign policy/ access the actuality and profitability of being a member of an international organization/ porvide empirical examples
  • Study the notion of Corporate social responsibility at the workplace in modern times. Critically access the actuality of CSR in terms of the modern business environment including the empirics and particular case studies.
  • Study the notion of Industry 4.0/ provide empirics and critically access the actuality of the Industry 4.0 at current times
  • Study the specifics of business communication, explore the specifics of the business vocabulary and format of communication. Exercise in writing the business letter , being subject to different topics and issues. Scientific sphere and communication over the intellectual aspect .
  • understand the place of marketing in a modern market economy/ being able to express and explain the notion of 4P in marketing and how the marketing mix works nowadays
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Family and Family traditions in Italy
  • Differences in the views of foreigners and Italians themselves on the changes taking place in Italian society (pension reform, unemployment, etc.).
  • Comparison of Italian and Russian family code systems.
  • Marketing. 4P, 7P. Marketing Mix
  • Life in the centre of the city (urban cities)
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the Family Law in Russia and Italy
  • Healthcare in Russia and Italy / Economic, political, social, and cultural aspects
  • comparison of types of the rest in Italy and Russia
  • Digital Marketing
  • Reading and discussion of current press in Italian on political and social topics
  • Gambling - as one of the main problems of modern society
  • Italy and Italian language
  • Restaurant marketing. Famous Italian and Russian Chefs
  • My house. Housing types in Italy.
  • CV and motivation letter, role-playing game - “hiring”
  • reiteration and consolidation of studied material
  • Fascism in Italy. features and differences from the German and Spanish versions.
  • I and my family. Communication in the family: parents-children relations
  • My working day (planning) and leisure time
  • The concept of "ecology", "environment".
  • The birth of the state of Italy. Risorgimento.
  • telephone call and letter. My friends and I
  • Transport in Italy
  • The main environmental problems in the world.
  • The threat of terrorism in modern world
  • Environmental problems in Italy and ways to solve them. Renewable energy.
  • Media, PR, Advertisement. History and Transformation of Italian TV Advertisement
  • Linguistic minorities of Italy
  • Holidays and tourism
  • Individuality and character/ Who am I int he future
  • Communication style. Business Communication. Writing a Business Letter. Intercultural Communication
  • Language and dialect. History of the Italian language: milestones and names.
  • The work of the Italian government and the Prime minister
  • Made in Italy. F&A. Case study
  • History of development of various international organisations
  • The current situation of language and dialects in Italy.
  • International communication
  • Industrial districts in Italy. Story and Impact. Industry 4.0
  • Italian cuisine
  • Reiteration and consolidation of studied material
  • The media in Italy. Acquaintance with leading Italian newspapers.
  • Gender Issues in Italian Business
  • Cinema and theatre
  • Historical foundations of regional differences between the North and the South of Italy.
  • The current state of relations between the North and the South of Italy.
  • CSR in Italian Companies
  • at the shop
  • EU: stages of development and objectives
  • healthy lifestyle
  • Transport problems of the metropolis
  • Italian mafia: historical background
  • Italy as Member of International Organizations
  • Types of the mafia: current situation
  • Negotiations
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Reception of foreign delegations
  • What does economics study? The functioning of the economic system. Interaction
  • Management and Leadership. Famous businessmen and business leaders
  • Talking about current problems in Italian politics
  • Resources, needs, economic benefits, GDP, inflation.
  • The dynamics of economic development. Production factors.
  • Reiteration and consolidation of studied material.
  • Full/ part-time employment
  • Italian cities
  • Specifics of Italian regions
  • Economics and politics. The mechanisms of interaction. Italian economy in the framework of the European Union.
  • Italy on a geographic map. Features of economic and political development. Sociological picture of Italian society.
  • Conventional and modern forms of the market/ E-commerce, Bitcoin
  • Reiteration and consolidation of the studied material
  • Understanding the terminology: economia di mercato, economia aziendale, economia sommersa, evasione fiscale.
  • Great individuals of the Italian Renaissance
  • Economic growth problem
  • Unemployment and solutions. Job act
  • History of Italy from ancient times to the twentieth century
  • Collaboration with banks, use of credit cards
  • State budget (Reddito di cittadinanza)
  • Trade balance/ international trade
  • Reading and discussing Italian newspapers
  • Demand/ Supply. Economic agents functioning
  • Reading and discussing Italian press
  • Market structure
  • Educational system in Russia and Italy. Economic and political, social and cultural aspects.
  • History and functioning of the stock market
  • Music, TV broadcast
  • Superstitions in Russia and Italy
  • The current situation in Italian society
  • History of the stock market of Italy
  • Financing mechanisms and state control
  • Reiteration and consolidation of studied material
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking oral elements of control
  • non-blocking written elements of control
  • non-blocking certification works
  • non-blocking independent seatwork
  • Partially blocks (final) grade/grade calculation Exam
    The exam in the discipline "Italian language" is conducted orally without the use of proctoring. The exam is conducted on the ZOOM platform, link https://zoom.us/my/cacciatori?pwd=OVlSNXN5VnMvbjA4cEVVY21neHo4dz09 You must connect to the exam according to the exact schedule sent by the teacher to the students ' corporate emails on the eve of the exam. The student's computer must meet the following requirements: a working camera and microphone, support for Zoom. To participate in the exam, the student must: show up for the exam according to the schedule, turn on the camera and microphone when answering. During the exam, students are forbidden to: turn off the camera, use notes and tips, communicate (in social networks, with people in the room). A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered to be a communication failure of less than 10 minutes. A long-term communication violation during the exam is considered to be a violation of 10 minutes or more. If there is a long-term communication failure, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the pass procedure.
  • non-blocking Oral elements of control
  • non-blocking Written elements of control
  • non-blocking Certification works
  • non-blocking Independent Seatwork
  • Partially blocks (final) grade/grade calculation Exam
    The exam in the discipline "Italian language" is conducted orally without the use of proctoring. The exam is conducted on the ZOOM platform, link https://zoom.us/my/cacciatori?pwd=OVlSNXN5VnMvbjA4cEVVY21neHo4dz09 You must connect to the exam according to the exact schedule sent by the teacher to the students ' corporate emails on the eve of the exam. The student's computer must meet the following requirements: a working camera and microphone, support for Zoom. To participate in the exam, the student must: show up for the exam according to the schedule, turn on the camera and microphone when answering. During the exam, students are forbidden to: turn off the camera, use notes and tips, communicate (in social networks, with people in the room). A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered to be a communication failure of less than 10 minutes. A long-term communication violation during the exam is considered to be a violation of 10 minutes or more. If there is a long-term communication failure, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the pass procedure.
  • non-blocking In-class participation and attendance
  • non-blocking Written assignments
  • non-blocking Midterm text
  • Partially blocks (final) grade/grade calculation Final exam
  • non-blocking Oral elements of control
  • non-blocking written elements of control
  • non-blocking certification work
  • non-blocking Independent seatwork
  • non-blocking Exam
    The exam in the discipline "Italian language" is conducted orally without the use of proctoring. The exam is conducted on the ZOOM platform, according to the schedule. You must connect to the exam according to the exact schedule sent by the teacher to the students ' corporate emails on the eve of the exam. The student's computer must meet the following requirements: a working camera and microphone, support for Zoom. To participate in the exam, the student must: show up for the exam according to the schedule, turn on the camera and microphone when answering. During the exam, students are forbidden to: turn off the camera, use notes and tips, communicate (in social networks, with people in the room). A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered to be a communication failure of less than 10 minutes. A long-term communication violation during the exam is considered to be a violation of 10 minutes or more. If there is a long-term communication failure, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the pass procedure.
  • non-blocking Oral elements of control
  • non-blocking Written elements of control
  • non-blocking Certification works
  • non-blocking Independent Seatwork
  • Partially blocks (final) grade/grade calculation Exam
    The exam in the discipline "Italian language" is conducted orally without the use of proctoring. The exam is conducted on the ZOOM platform, link https://zoom.us/my/cacciatori?pwd=OVlSNXN5VnMvbjA4cEVVY21neHo4dz09 You must connect to the exam according to the exact schedule sent by the teacher to the students ' corporate emails on the eve of the exam. The student's computer must meet the following requirements: a working camera and microphone, support for Zoom. To participate in the exam, the student must: show up for the exam according to the schedule, turn on the camera and microphone when answering. During the exam, students are forbidden to: turn off the camera, use notes and tips, communicate (in social networks, with people in the room). A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered to be a communication failure of less than 10 minutes. A long-term communication violation during the exam is considered to be a violation of 10 minutes or more. If there is a long-term communication failure, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the pass procedure.
  • non-blocking In-class participation and attendance
  • non-blocking Written assignments
  • non-blocking Midterm text
  • Partially blocks (final) grade/grade calculation Final exam
  • non-blocking Oral elements of control
  • non-blocking written elements of control
  • non-blocking certification work
  • non-blocking Independent seatwork
  • non-blocking Exam
    The exam in the discipline "Italian language" is conducted orally without the use of proctoring. The exam is conducted on the ZOOM platform, according to the schedule. You must connect to the exam according to the exact schedule sent by the teacher to the students ' corporate emails on the eve of the exam. The student's computer must meet the following requirements: a working camera and microphone, support for Zoom. To participate in the exam, the student must: show up for the exam according to the schedule, turn on the camera and microphone when answering. During the exam, students are forbidden to: turn off the camera, use notes and tips, communicate (in social networks, with people in the room). A short-term communication failure during the exam is considered to be a communication failure of less than 10 minutes. A long-term communication violation during the exam is considered to be a violation of 10 minutes or more. If there is a long-term communication failure, the student cannot continue to participate in the exam. The retake procedure is similar to the pass procedure.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2019/2020 1st module
  • 2019/2020 2nd module
    0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * certification works + 0.1 * independent seatwork + 0.2 * oral elements of control + 0.2 * written elements of control
  • 2019/2020 3rd module
  • 2019/2020 4th module
    0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * certification works + 0.1 * independent seatwork + 0.2 * oral elements of control + 0.2 * written elements of control
  • 2020/2021 1st module
  • 2020/2021 2nd module
    0.1 * Certification works + 0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent Seatwork + 0.2 * Oral elements of control + 0.2 * Written elements of control
  • 2020/2021 3rd module
  • 2020/2021 4th module
    0.1 * Certification works + 0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent Seatwork + 0.2 * Oral elements of control + 0.2 * Written elements of control
  • 2021/2022 1st module
  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent seatwork + 0.2 * Oral elements of control + 0.1 * certification work + 0.2 * written elements of control
  • 2021/2022 3rd module
  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent seatwork + 0.2 * Oral elements of control + 0.1 * certification work + 0.2 * written elements of control
  • 2022/2023 1st module
  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    0.4 * Final exam + 0.2 * In-class participation and attendance + 0.2 * Midterm text + 0.2 * Written assignments
  • 2022/2023 3rd module
    0.4 * Final exam + 0.2 * In-class participation and attendance + 0.2 * Midterm text + 0.2 * Written assignments
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Renzi, B. G. (2017). Guide to Italian Language and Culture for English-speaking Learners of Italian. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2018088
  • Vellaccio, L., & Elston, M. (2010). Complete Italian. London: Hodder Education. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=475064
  • Банкери, С. Итальянский язык. Основной курс : пособие для изучающих итальянский язык: уровень от начального к среднему / С. Банкери, М. Леттьери. [пер. с англ. А. А. Вовина]. — Санкт-Петербург : КАРО, 2018. - 416 с. - ISBN 978-5-9925-1273-1. - Режим доступа: https://new.znanium.com/catalog/product/1047900
  • Итальянский для старших курсов, Грейзбард, Л. И., 2004
  • Итальянский язык : второй этап обучения, Лидина, Л., 2004
  • Основы итальянского языка, Грейзбард, Л. И., 2006

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Italiano per economisti, collana "Italiano per specialisti", a cura di Ciro Massimo Naddeo, 123 p., Incalcaterra-McLoughlin, L., Pla-Lang, L., Schiavo-Rotheneder, G., 2004
  • Picarazzi, T. L., Möller, K., Onofri, F. R., & Berlitz Publishing Company. (2011). Italian For Dummies (Vol. 2nd ed). Hoboken, NJ: For Dummies. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=391484
  • Говорим по - итальянски : учеб. пособие, Буэно, Т., 2007
  • Келейникова А.Г. - Parliamo Italiano. Ч. I - Пятигорский государственный лингвистический университет - 2016 - 234с. - ISBN: 978-5-406-05482-6 - Текст электронный // ЭБС BOOKRU - URL: https://book.ru/book/919874
  • О политике по-итальянски : язык итальянских средств массовой коммуникации: учеб. пособие, Прокопович, С. С., 2013
  • Учимся читать и переводить итальянскую прессу : пособие по работе над газетными и журнальными текстами на итальянском языке, Прокопович, С. С., 2005