Italian VI

Credit points: 3
Contact hours: 30
Type: S

Course Description

Objectives and competences

  • the ability to describe language principles and gain theoretical analysis thereof;
  • the ability to use adequate language resources;
  • the ability to understand advanced Italian grammatical structures;
  • the ability to analyse the functions of the grammatical elements in texts;
  • competences in written expression in accordance with grammatical and text-type principles

Content (Syllabus outline)

Italian Contrastive Grammar 2:

Seminar work helps students upgrade their grammatical competences gained during the first two years of the cycle, on the basis of the knowledge from the lectures on the contrastive grammar between Italian and Slovene. Students gain familiarity with the translation-relevant contrastive analysis methods and topics: narrative techniques and processes; marked uses of tenses; register; nominalization.

Readings

  • Dardano, M. in P. Trifone (1995). Grammatica italiana con nozioni di linguistica. Bologna: Zanichelli.
    Renzi, L., G. Salvi in Anna Cardinaletti (1991). Grande grammatica italiana di consultazione. Bologna: Il Mulino.
  • MIKOLIČ, Tamara. (2005) Smernice o izbiranju med italijanskima perfektoma ali kaj je dobro vedeti o vlogi perfektov v proznih besedilih. V/In: KOCIJANČIČ-POKORN, Nike, PRUNČ, Erich, RICCARDI, Alessandra (ur./eds.). Beyond equivalence. Graz: Institut für Theoretische und Angewandte Translationswisenschaft. 107-119.
  • MIKOLIČ, Tamara. (2010) Kontrastivni in prevodoslovni pogledi na nominalizacijo skozi italijansko-slovenski vzporedni korpus. V/In: VINTAR, Špela (ur./ed.). Slovenske korpusne raziskave. Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. 132-155.
  • MIKLIČ, Tjaša. (2008) Alcuni aspetti di tipo pragmatico e di quello retorico-narratologico nell'uso del sistema verbale italiano : con possibili implicazioni per l'insegnamento L2. Linguistica  48. 103-120.

Prerequisits

Enrollment in the third year of Interlingual Communication.

Previous enrollment in the Italian V course.

Assessment

Seminar paper (40 % of the final grade) and final exam (60 % of the fina grade).

Forms of marking: 6-10 or A-E (positive grade), 1-5 or F (negative grade). The assessment is in line with the Statute of the University of Ljubljana and the examination regulations of the Faculty of Arts.