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Studying in Italian - Language and Literature: a MOVE-ME Project Course

Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need to take part in a European student mobility program.

Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

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Studying in Italian - Language and Literature: a MOVE-ME Project Course

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Study Language and Literature 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, developed within the MOVE-ME project by UniStraSi, NUI Galway and The Open University, will help, guiding you through the peculiarities of academic discourse in Italian, and enabling you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts.

1 ECTS credit is awarded by completing the course, taking the final test and obtaining the Certificate of Achievement.

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Skip to 0 minutes and 17 secondsHi guys, each year million of students, like me, move abroad to study in a foreign country or benefit from Erasmus grants to spend part of their higher education studies in another European country. If you are one of these students, please join us in a course of the MOVE-ME project.

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 secondsRiesci a comunicare in italiano e vuoi migliorare la tua competenza? Vorresti comprendere meglio i testi universitari? capire meglio le lezioni e affrontare meglio un esame? Ti interessa la lingua e la letteratura italiana? In questo corso potrai migliorare le tue abilità linguistiche, ascoltare, parlare, leggere e scrivere. E potrai farlo con i testi che usi all’università. Puoi scambiare opinioni con molti altri studenti e lavorare insieme a loro. E anche avere suggerimenti da tutor esperti. Il corso è totalmente online e puoi seguirlo da dove vuoi e quando vuoi. Iscriviti subito al corso del progetto Move-me. Il progetto per gli studenti in movimento! Ciao!

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

  • Explore your ability to learn a language
  • Apply learning strategies
  • Perform an oral exam
  • Improve writing skills
  • Reflect on the main features of exopository 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 student mobility programmes in Europe and international students attending courses in Italy. A minimum B1 knowledge of Italian is required.

Who will you learn with?

Andrea Villarini

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?

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

NUI Galway are ranked among the Top 2% of universities in the world and recognised as being one of the best universities for their international outlook.

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Free:

  • Access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • No certificate

Upgraded:

  • Unlimited access to the course, for as long as it exists on FutureLearn (this includes access to articles, videos, peer review steps, quizzes)
  • A Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course

Find out more

Get extra benefits, upgrade this course. For $94 you’ll get:

Unlimited access

Upgrading will mean you get unlimited access to the course.

  • Take the course at your own pace
  • Refer to the material at any point in future

If you’re taking a course for free you have access to the course for its duration + 14 days, regardless of when you join. If you upgrade the course you have access for as long as the course exists on FutureLearn.

A Certificate of Achievement

Upgrading means you’ll receive a Certificate of Achievement when you complete the course.

  • Prove your success when applying for jobs or courses
  • Celebrate your hard work
  • Display on your Linkedin or CV

To receive a Certificate of Achievement you need to mark 90% of the steps on the course as complete.