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Studying in Italian - Law and Economics: a MOVE-ME Project Course

Study Law and Economics in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility programme.

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Studying in Italian - Law and Economics: a MOVE-ME Project Course
  • Duration

    6 weeks
  • Weekly study

    4 hours

Study Law and Economics in Italian

Each year thousands of students travel across Europe to study in a foreign language like Italian. This can be daunting, even for those who are fluent.

This online course from UniStraSi will help, guiding you through the peculiarities of academic discourse in Italian, and enabling you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts.

This course focuses on Law and Economics. Other courses on Language and Literature and Science and Maths are available.

What topics will you cover?

  • Increase students’ awareness of the language learning process and knowing how to use effective learning strategies
  • Improve students’ understanding of written and oral expository texts relating to specific disciplines and belonging to various genres
  • Improve the quality of oral and written expository texts produced by students
  • Improve students’ performance at oral and written exams
  • Support students in learning to learn

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore your ability to learn a language
  • Apply learning strategies
  • Perform an oral exam
  • Improve writing skills
  • Reflect on the main features of expository texts
  • Develop skills and strategies to properly understand lectures and written academic texts
  • Perform different ways to listen and read academic texts relating to different tasks

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at university students taking part in academic mobility programmes in Europe and international students attending courses in Italy. A minimum B1 knowledge of Italian is required.

Who will you learn with?

I started my career as lecturer of Italian L2 at the Università per Stranieri di Siena. Presently I am Chair of the Bachelor degree course "Language and culture for teaching Italian to foreigners"

Andrea Villarini is a Professor of Modern Language Teaching at the University for Foreigners of Siena. He is currently Head of the Research Institute for Teaching Language with Technological Support

Who developed the course?

Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)

The University for Foreigners of Siena (UniStraSi) is a public university specialized in the teaching of Italian and other languages and in research on language and culture.

The Open University

The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning, with a mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas.

  • Established

    1969
  • Location

    Milton Keynes, UK
  • World ranking

    Top 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

NUI Galway

The National University of Ireland Galway situated in the West of Ireland is internationally recognised as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching and learning.

Endorsers and supporters

endorsed by

MOVE

endorsed by

Erasmus+

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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