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Bachelor 2019/2020

Foreign Language (Italian)

Category 'Best Course for Career Development'
Category 'Best Course for Broadening Horizons and Diversity of Knowledge and Skills'
Category 'Best Course for New Knowledge and Skills'
Area of studies: Public Policy and Social Sciences
When: 1 year, 1-4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Language: English
ECTS credits: 6

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 start preparing 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 A1-A2 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

  • Cultural competences development
  • 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 A1-B1 on the Pan-European scale of CEFR foreign language proficiency).
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • - 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;
  • - 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;
  • - 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;
  • - 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;
  • - 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;
  • - 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;
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Italy and Italian language
  • healthy lifestyle
  • Acquaintance and storytelling
  • at the shop
  • Cinema and theatre
  • Holidays and tourism
  • I and my family. Communication in the family: parents-children relations
  • My house. Housing types in Italy.
  • Individuality and character/ Who am I int he future
  • My working day (planning) and leisure time
  • telephone call and letter. My friends and I
  • International communication
  • Italian cuisine
  • Transport in Italy
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking oral elements of control
  • non-blocking Written elements of control
  • non-blocking certification works
  • non-blocking Independent work
  • 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.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.1 * certification works + 0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent work + 0.2 * oral elements of control + 0.2 * Written elements of control
  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.1 * certification works + 0.4 * Exam + 0.1 * Independent work + 0.2 * oral elements of control + 0.2 * Written elements of control
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Итальянский язык : второй этап обучения, Лидина, Л., 2004
  • Основы итальянского языка, Грейзбард, Л. И., Красовой, Г. А., 2006

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • 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
  • 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