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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.

Studying in Italian - Language and Literature:  a MOVE-ME Project Course
  • Duration6 weeks
  • Weekly study4 hours

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.

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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!

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

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 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

Donatella Troncarelli

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"

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.

  • Established1969
  • LocationMilton Keynes, UK
  • World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

NUI Galway

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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