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Italian Book Club (B2-C1)

<p>This course provides advanced learners with the opportunity to engage in authentic language communicationwhile exploring classic and modern Italian authors, such as Alessandro Baricco, Gianrico

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This course provides advanced learners with the opportunity to engage in authentic language communicationwhile exploring classic and modern Italian authors, such as Alessandro Baricco, Gianrico Carofiglio, Leonardo Sciascia, and Oriana Fallaci. Books by Italian authors will be read and analyzed in small and large groups in order to gain a deeper understanding of the texts. Every term a new book will be read and discussed, therefore the course is suitable to both new students and returning Book Club members. The Book Club will create multiple opportunities for participants to interact with each other and share ideas and opinions. The cultural and historical context of each book will be also analyzed, deepening participant’s knowledge of the Italian culture, society and history.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

TEXTBOOK

  • Tutor supplied material

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Writer and book introduction
  • Reading and groups discussion
  • Analysis and interpretation of the texts
  • Analysis of the cultural and historical context
  • Vocabulary activities

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand, analyse and interpret fictional texts.
  2. Participate in a discussion, interact with peers and share opinions and ideas.
  3. Talk about complex subjects using a wide lexicon.
  4. Gain a deeper knowledge of the Italian literature, culture and history.

Isabella Croce

MEng, MTE
Isabella, MEng, MTE, was born in Milan, Italy. She holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s in Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship from the Swiss Federal Institute...

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